NEWS WATCH: WEGMANS BRINGS HOME THE (NATURAL) BACON

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Wegmans Food Markets here has launched a line of all-natural, nitrite- and nitrate-free bacon. The company said its new Wegmans' Applewood Smoked Bacon is uncured and contains 38% less sodium than its regular, thick-slice bacon. The bacon was also rendered from antibiotic-free pork, a qualification that typically would have qualified it for the company's "Food You Feel Good About"

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Wegmans Food Markets here has launched a line of all-natural, nitrite- and nitrate-free bacon. The company said its new Wegmans' Applewood Smoked Bacon is uncured and contains 38% less sodium than its regular, thick-slice bacon. The bacon was also rendered from antibiotic-free pork, a qualification that typically would have qualified it for the company's "Food You Feel Good About" banner. Many shoppers rely on the high-profile banner to make informed buying decisions reg

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