A recent lawsuit against Hormel Foods Corp. revealed what exactly goes into its meat products—and how ”natural” may not mean what consumers think it means.

The Animal League Defense Fund filed its suit in D.C. Superior Court, alleging Hormel “engaged in potentially misleading advertising of animal products” with its Natural Choice label, Bloomberg reports. The label in question leads customers to believe the meat products do not contain hormones, antibiotics or preservatives. But, according to internal Hormel emails collected in court filings, that is not the case.

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