We've Hit Peak Bacon, People. Everybody PanicSubmitted by john jay on Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:09
The price of bacon keeps getting heftier.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average price of a pound of bacon in American cities rose another 6 cents in June, to an all-time high of $6.11. That's a 14 percent increase since June 2013 and a whopping 41 percent more than it cost in June 2012, when people were already writing articles about how expensive bacon was. Here's a graph illustrating the dramatic rise in bacon prices over the past couple years: