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ALERT: U.S. Bacon Reserves Hit 50-Year Low Because We Just Can’t Stop Eating Bacon

Crispy, crunchy, fragrant, savory — it’s no mystery that Americans love our bacon. But we’re eating so much of it lately that our nation’s bacon reserves — yes, that exists — are at their lowest levels in 50 years. [More]

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Officials In Chinese City Blaming “Severe Air Pollution” On Bacon, Delicious Bacon

While smoked bacon might be No. 1 on your list of favorite all-time foods/friends in the entire world, one city in China has had it up to here with oderiferous waves of pork smell wafting into the air. Officials there are blaming residents’ love of homemade smoked bacon on “severe air pollution.” More like, “severe belly delight,” am I right? [More]

New Hampshire Lottery Offering Bacon-Scented Scratch-Off Tickets

New Hampshire Lottery Offering Bacon-Scented Scratch-Off Tickets

What’s better than the smell of bacon? The smell of bacon bringing you a bunch of money. Because with a scratch-off lottery ticket, even if you don’t bring home the big win, you get to smell bacon. Mmm, bacon. [More]


Reviews Of Effervescent Bacon Drink Tabs Are Predictably Negative

While the mere mention of a bacon product can stir mouths everywhere into a foaming, slavering lather of gustatory desire, let’s not get carried away into thinking that everything bacon-flavored will taste good. Which is why we’re totally unsurprised that the reviews for Effervescent Bacon Tablets are pretty much united on the “eww, these are gross” front. You’ve been warned. [More]


The Dream Is Over: Scope Bacon Is Not Real

We all knew that this news was coming, but it’s still so very difficult to hear. Scope Bacon is not real. The campaign proved just plausible enough to get people talking, but wasn’t plausible enough to be a real Procter & Gamble product. [More]

Bacon Love Story: A Man, A Dream, A Salted Meat

Bacon Love Story: A Man, A Dream, A Salted Meat

Brooke’s husband, like many sensible people, loves bacon. As a gift, she bought him a subscription to the Bacon of the Month Club. For a few months, they received fantastic bacon and whimsical bacon-related merchandise through the mail, just as promised. Then, suddenly, things went awry in mail-order bacon paradise.