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Bacon prices on the rise nationwide

Since June 2013, the average price of bacon

Since June 2013, the average price of bacon has risen 14 percent to $6.11 per pound. Since June 2012, the price has increased by a staggering 41 percent. (August 6, 2014 6:33 PM)

The price of bacon is going up.

Since June 2013, the average price of bacon has risen 14 percent to $6.11 per pound.  Since June 2012, the price has increased by a staggering 41 percent.

Analysts say the price increase is due to a shortage of pigs. They say millions have been wiped out by a virus.

Experts say increased demand is also a part of the problem.

Thomas Kokoulas,...

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