No preservatives, no additives, no added MSG. Guten-free and made from pork raised without added hormones (Federal regulations prohibit the use of hormones in pork). NATURAL CHOICEâ„¢ uncured bacon has no nitrates or nitrites added (except for those which occur naturally). That's why it's called "uncured" bacon. USDA guidelines state that any product called "bacon" has to come from cured pork bellies, which involves adding nitrates and/or nitrites.