MSNBC’s Velshi: ‘America’s Love for Bacon Is Pushing Global Pork Belly Prices’ to Record Highs

‘The price of bacon itself up more than 20 percent already this year’

EXCERPT:

VELSHI: "First, here is something that’s been distracting me. There’s something that has a wildly high approval rating, and it is bacon. America’s love for bacon is pushing global pork belly prices, that’s how it’s traded on commodity markets, to record highs, up more than 70 percent. The price of bacon itself up more than 20 percent already this year." 

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