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Bacon Shortage 'Aporkalypse' Theoretically Possible, But Highly Unlikely, Given Basic Economics


Business  (tags: world, consumers, environment, farming, marketing )

Carrie
- 648 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
America -- nay, the entire world -- went hog wild this week when a report out of England predicted a "global bacon shortage" in 2013. Swinophiles cleared hoarding space in their freezers and eating-contest organizers canceled bacon-based events.



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BarbKnight SunshineLady (1626)
Friday September 28, 2012, 3:16 pm
I pray the bacon shortage never ends and that the bacon eaters lose interest in eating bacon all together and will start fighting to Save the pigs!!
 

wolfNoFwdsPls a. (135)
Friday September 28, 2012, 3:20 pm
the world as it is today: more likely that a few millions run out of bread (or water) than that the top a$$holes run out of nightingales' tongues in aspic (and champagne). Maybe make that billions.

 

BarbKnight SunshineLady (1626)
Friday September 28, 2012, 3:20 pm
'Aporkalypse' I love it! TY Carrie! LOL
 

Brian M. (145)
Friday September 28, 2012, 6:20 pm
The power of pork compells us. Baconalujah!
 

Danuta Watola (1174)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 12:32 am
noted
 

Nimue P. (216)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 12:54 am
Stop eating pigs, it's wrong.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 1:06 am
Go vegetarian...save your health and save the world's environment.
 

Carrie B. (299)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 1:08 am
But, I do love a taste of bacon from time to time.
 

Ben Oscarsito (351)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 1:32 am
I'm vegetarian since 1975, so I don't give a shite!
 

Rosa mc (47)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 3:28 am
Very interesting news. I think it's great that this may happen. The less high fat junk food that's available, the better for one's health and waistline.
 

cecily w. (0)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 4:13 am
Just one more thing vegetarians don't have to worry about.
 

John S. (297)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 5:11 am
Noted, what was funny is that all pork products will suffer the same fate but wasn't misreported.
 

g d c. (0)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 12:45 pm
ty
 

Sharon F. (0)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 1:13 pm
Yeah for the pigs; 4 legged kind, that is. It is horrific how animals are treated for food. Some ignornant creep came up with the idea of gestation crates (perhaps he is related to some of the nut cases in the US Congress?). So on with the pork shortage--cheers.
 

Christeen Anderson (469)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 1:24 pm
Bacon,bacon,bacon.
 

Linda S. (1)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 1:30 pm
I don't care about a bacon shortage since I am a vegetarian.
 

Hartson Doak (32)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 7:41 pm
There is always Faken bacon.
 

Carrie B. (299)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 11:41 pm
I do so love a slice of bacon from time to time!
 

Carol H. (229)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 5:34 am
noted, thank you Carrie
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 1:39 pm
Noted , thanks !
 

Gloria H. (88)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 4:59 pm
who wants to eat that nitrate loaded crap anyhow? Bacon always looked like solidified pus. As appealing as an unpopped pimple.
 

Carrie B. (299)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 5:43 pm
Wow Gloria, that doesn't sound like my favorite Farmers Bacon!
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 6:21 pm
Thanks.
 

Marlene Dinkins (229)
Monday October 1, 2012, 11:39 am
apookaliiyse i do not care, i care about the pigs. i hope one day nobody eat bacon!!!!!!!
 
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