Jenny
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Jenny asked in Food & DrinkOther - Food & Drink · 1 month ago

Why have I never seen uncured unprocessed un chemicals bacon in a store?

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  • 1 month ago
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    It's normally sold as pork belly.

    Once you cure and smoke it, it becomes what most people know as bacon.

    You can buy the pork belly, cure it, smoke it and make bacon with fewer chemicals and preservatives than the mass processed stuff. I do it. It's well worth the effort.

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  • 1 week ago

    You have~ it is called plain pork.

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  • 1 month ago

    I don't understand why people take something cute, like a pig, and turn it into something gross like bacon.

  • denise
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    1 month ago

    Because it would'nt be bacon if it was'nt 'cured'.

    It would just be 'pork'.

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  • Mintee
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    1 month ago

    because the term "bacon"  means any meat that is processed, cured, spiced, smoked, dried, etc.... if you dont want this, just get thin slices of real pure meat... You could however invest in a dehydrator.. or use your oven and make your own meats at home with pure spices... 

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Because it wouldn't be bacon.

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  • 1 month ago

    Go back to the butcher and ask for sliced pork belly. That is uncured, unprocessed, chemical free bacon. It's five layers of fat and deliciousness, and there are dozens of ways to prepare it, whole or sliced.

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  • 1 month ago

    Because it doesn't exist.

    Bacon is a preserved, cured meat. All bacon is processed by it's very nature. Pig meat doesn't look like that when you cut it off of them.

  • 1 month ago

    funny-I see it all the time--maybe its a regional thing--

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    • Rick
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      1 month agoReport

      I live in the mid-west and although its not grocery store common but all real butcher shops sell 'fresh side' sliced or whole

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  • 1 month ago

    That would be called "ham".  Bacon is cured ham.

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    • Rick
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      1 month agoReport

      Where are you from?  Whole boneless pork loin cured with a ham process is called Canadian Bacon.  

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