Bacon Shortage Has Grown Men in Tears (Not All of Them)
Some news sources say that the US bacon inventory is a mere 17.8 million pounds, the lowest level since 1957! The bacon demand currently is outpacing supply and pig farmers are scrambling to keep pace with the nation’s voracious bacon appetite.
No, they won’t run out of your beloved salty, greasy, cured meat treat. However, you may be laying out more 'cheese' for your bacon.
The New York Times has more details here on the bacon reserves.