Burning Bacon - Page 3

An inside look at a neighborhood dispute that became an international media feeding frenzy — and it's all about bacon

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Bacon Bacon has cooked up an outsized controversy.
PHOTO BY RANDY VELASQUEZ

If it weren't for the Bacon Bacon buzzwords involved, it's likely that none of us would have heard about any of this. The neighbors, who spent a lot of money obtaining top-level legal representation and footing the bill for all sorts of tests to check the credibility of Bacon Bacon's operations, might have gained more traction if it weren't for the public scrutiny.

But at the same time, it's a prime example of the kind of story which gains national media attention simply because the topic is trendy.

Instead of reading about world affairs in the morning papers this week, many Americans will be reading about their breakfasts.