Frequently Asked Questions

Q Are Seltzer’s Lebanon Bologna products Gluten Free?

A Yes.

Q Are Seltzer’s Lebanon Bologna products certified as Gluten Free?

A No. Seltzer’s uses the common-sense approach that none of the ingredients in our items contain gluten and therefore our finished product does not contain gluten.

Q What does “Made from all beef” mean?

A “Made from all beef” means beef is the only protein in the recipe. There is no pork, poultry or filler protein in the recipe.

Q Does Seltzer’s have nitrites or nitrates in the recipe?

A Yes. Seltzer’s has sodium nitrite in the recipe.

Q Does Seltzer’s need to be refrigerated?

A Seltzer’s Lebanon Bologna is a Keep Refrigerated item. With that said - Seltzer’s has had feedback from years of customer interaction in which customers purchase Seltzer’s in a sealed package and then send that sealed package to friends or relatives in other areas of the country and even to people serving overseas. These customers have reported that because Seltzer’s is smoked and cured the way it is, it travels fine through this type of delivery. According to our customers, the recipient simply needs to refrigerate the product sometime before consumption. The official position of Seltzer’s is that our Lebanon Bologna is a Keep Refrigerated item and should be treated as such.

Q Do you offer plant tours to the public?

A Unfortunately, due to certain laws we are no longer able to provide public plant tours.

Q How long can I keep Lebanon Bologna in my fridge after I buy it from a deli or open a pre-packed item?

A We recommend that Seltzer’s Lebanon Bologna be consumed within 14 days, however, it may last several days past that if stored properly.

Q How is Seltzer’s any different from other smoked deli meats?

A At Seltzer’s, we authentically wood smoke our bologna in federally inspected outdoor wooden smokehouses. To our knowledge, we are the only company in the United Sates that can stake that claim.

Q Can I freeze Seltzer’s Lebanon Bologna?

A Seltzer’s Lebanon Bologna may be frozen, but we do not recommend it. The consistency and flavor of the product may change.

Q How many slices are there per pound in Seltzer’s Lebanon Bologna pre-sliced items?

A Our standard slicing width will average around 24 slices per pound.

Q Is lactic acid starter culture from milk?

A No, our lactic acid starter culture is fermented from carbohydrates likes potatoes, corn starch or molasses and is thus dairy-free.

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