AS YOU MAY or may not have heard, the British National Pig Association predicts a severe global bacon shortage in the next several months.
Its causes have been studied extensively by agricultural scientists, ecologists, farmers, and policymakers and point to some very troubling trends in global agriculture and the supply chains that produce our food. But a discussion of such trends is beyond the scope of this article. This article merely wishes to point out some of the wonderful foods from around the world that you may soon no longer be able to enjoy due to the bacon crisis. Here’s what you’ll be missing: