Chicken is out; pork is in. President Trump’s tariffs are inflating poultry prices while making it cheaper to bring home the bacon.
What's happening: The trade war has reduced pork exports to China and Mexico, Reuters reports, increasing supply in the U.S. In response, grocery stores and restaurants are pushing pork. Wendy’s is selling a burger topped with three strips of bacon, and the Food Lion grocery chain has special deals on pork.