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Life in the 1500′s

Life is very different these days than they were in the 1500's for sure but those were the times when many of the phrases and traditions we use today came from. He are some examples of what I mean.

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Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images

Pig Virus May Lead to Bacon Shortage

A virus that scientists believe came from China has killed millions of baby pigs and it may push the price of pork up by 10%. The virus is not harmful to humans or other animals, but is deadly to baby pigs and had already spread to 27 states. No one knows how it got into the country or how it spread but the federal government is looking into it.

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Getty Images, photo by John Kuczala
Getty Images, photo by John Kuczala

Time to Celebrate Bacon, It’s Flitch Day!

Today is Flitch Day, I know what you’re thinking, ‘it seems like we just celebrated Flitch Day’. Actually, you’re probably thinking, ‘what the heck is a Flitch Day’?  Basically, it’s a day of celebration for bacon. A ‘Flitch’ is a measurement of bacon; it’s what we now call a ‘slab’.

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The bacon with my all fruit smoothy and a bunch of kale in the background

Chocolate Covered Bacon: Not Much to Look At, But Brought Smiles to My Co-Workers

Somehow we got talking about chocolate covered bacon at work. SO it being the hottest day of the year I made the decision to try it at home. Gees, it is bacon and chocolate, it cannot be that hard! Well…maybe.

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West Michigan Whitecaps

The ‘Baco’ Bacon Shell Taco Will Either Make Baseball More Enjoyable Or Kill You

The action on the field may not be the only heart-stopping thing fans of the West Michigan Whitecaps see this season.

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The World’s Most Expensive Bacon Sandwich

If there is one thing the internet has taught us it's that people really love bacon. A coffee house in Cheltenham, England is betting that there are folks out there who love the cured meat so much that they would be willing to shell out 150 pounds ($237) for what they are calling the Bacon Bling sandwich.

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Bacon Taco Shells Makes For a Delicious Heart Attack

A restaurant has finally pulled off what bacon lovers have long been trying to create in their home test kitchens.

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Pork Belly Shortage Drives Price Up Bacon Up
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Bacon Could Become Even Better, Thanks to Genetics

Bacon is one of the few foods on this Earth that is perfect and beautiful all by itself, it doesn't need seasoning or melted cheese. However, that hasn't stopped some scientists from trying to make it even tastier...

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This Kid Really Loves Bacon

Just like our fellow testosterone-sweating, meat-loving friend Ron Swanson, we’re big fans of bacon. To put our love for the greasy snack into perspective, learning about the horrific pending bacon shortage sent us into a minor panic attack, but it’s difficult to fully encompass our feelings for the meat strips. Luckily, a bacon-loving middle-schooler has done that for us.

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Experts Say Bacon Shortage Isn't Real
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At Ease, Everyone: Experts Say 2013 Bacon Shortage Is a Myth

Last week, a U.K. group struck fear in the hearts of bacon lovers everywhere when it predicted an "unavoidable" pork shortage next year. But now experts say there's no real threat of an impending "aporkalypse" here in the U.S. and that the organization's report amounts to nothing more than propaganda. Whew!

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