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Bacon prices continue to rise

Created: 08/05/2014 11:36 AM WHEC.com

If you enjoy a few crispy strips of bacon for breakfast, get ready to pay more. Officials say the price of bacon is at an all-time high.
 
The Bureau of Labor Statistics says the average price of a pound of bacon went up another six-cents in June to $6.11 a pound.
 
Officials say a virus, not harmful to humans, has killed more than seven-million piglets in the past year. Also, the ongoing drought out west has forced feed prices to historic highs.





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