Naturals (Minimally processed, no artificial ingredients). No nitrates or nitrites added (Except those naturally occurring in sea salt). Pork raised with no antibiotics ever (Pork never administered antibiotics or animal by-products). Applegate humanely raised (Pork raised with no crates ever on family farms on vegetarian feed and no ractopamine (a beta-agonist growth promotant). Gluten & casein free. US inspected and passed by Department of Agriculture. To learn more about applegate humanely raised and our standards, visit us at applegate.com. Questions? Visit help.applegate.com or call 866-587-5858.