This is soul-crushing, artery-freeing news. Better stock up now, Bros.
Blame the drought conditions that blazed through the corn and soybean crop this year. Less feed led to herds declining across the European Union “at a significant rate,” according to the National Pig Assn. in Britain.
Goddamn droughts. They ruin everything. It was different when it wasn’t affecting me, but now it’s ruining the one thing in life worth getting up for in the morning. Life is just a series of heartbreaking defeats. Without greasy meat, I won’t know how to cope.
The escalating costs are indicative of a larger trend, one that saw global food prices soar 10 percent last month.
Sorry for ruining your day.