This may not be big news in New Hampshire, Minnesota, or Alaska, but here in Texas, where meat rules, the price of hamburgers may be rising to the point where you'll need to charge admission to your next BBQ.
Soon to follow is expected to be a worldwide shortage of pork products, as the United Kingdom's National Pig Association (NPA) announced an "unavoidable" shortage in 2013.
What's causing the problem? The worst U.S. drought in 50 years for starters. Adding to the conflict is a report that a global failure of maize and soya harvests have contributed to over-the-top pig costs.