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      Experts: Bacon shortage 'baloney,' but prices to rise

      Experts say it's hogwash!

      U.S. economists are dismissing reports about a global bacon shortage, that had headlines and twitter feeds sizzling last week.

      The bacon scare was sparked by a European trade report that said a bacon shortage was unavoidable because of higher feed costs, related to a drought. The American Farm Bureau Federation calls the report baloney.

      However, it says the drought could push-up prices for bacon and other pork products as much as 10 percent.