Changing the meat we eat. No antibiotics used (Pork never administered antibiotics or animal by-products. Vegetarian grain-fed diet.). Humanely raised (Pork raised on sustainable family farms in a stress-free environment that promotes natural behavior and socialization). No nitrites or nitrates added. Gluten & casein free. Ready to heat. Fully cooked. Fully cooked & browned sausages. Microwavable. US inspected and passed by Department of Agriculture. Certified Gluten-free (Certified Gluten-free by Gluten-Free Certification Organization, www.gfco.org). At Applegate, natural (minimally processed, no artificial ingredients) starts at the farm. We source our meats from farmers who raise their animals humanely (Pork raised on sustainable family farms in a stress-free environment that promotes natural behavior and socialization.), with no antibiotics or added hormones (Federal regulations do not permit the use of hormones in pork). The result is meat that tastes better. - Stephen McDonnell, Founder & CEO. Visit www.applegate.com. Real Food has a Story. Visit us online & enter the Barn Code UPC to learn more about the people, places and practices behind our products. We're anti-antibiotics.