Bacon rises to its highest cost in 40 years

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Don’t bring home the bacon?

The price of the breakfast-time staple has spiked 28 percent in the last year alone and now costs its highest in 40 years.

According to the Consumer Price Index, the average price of a pound of bacon was $7.10 in August. What’s to blame?

Lower pork production…and people hogging all the bacon.

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