The price of bacon rose 9.6 percent.
Overall, food prices rose by just 1.1 percent last year. But drill down, and you see a lot of variation. The price of bacon, for example, rose by 9.6 percent last year. As it turns out, bacon prices have been because people are really into bacon these days. As a result, Bloomberg News , "pork bellies, cured and sliced to make bacon, account for a record share of the value of a hog."
According to that site, the price of gasoline only went up 1.1% yet bacon prices soared.
I demand an investigation into price fixing and harsh penalties for those who are responsible for this economic crime!
There are two known suspects responsible for this crime against humanity and they are being sought for questioning.