Oscar Meyer, Hormel, Hatfield, Smithfield, and other bacon brands are available at most grocery stores.
They're in charge of a lot of the supply that has changed in price and quantity over the previous four years, and one of them is experiencing yet another setback.
A new recall covers over 185,000 pounds of ready-to-eat bacon topping bits because they could be unsafe to eat.
Smithfield describes the problem with five 5-pound packs of Golden Crips, Smithfield, and Member's Mark precooked bacon topping in a recall notice issued by the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) on May 20.
Although they were transported to shops across the country, including Sam's Club, and may no longer be available, the FSIS says it "expects there to be other goods containing the bacon" and that consumers should check back for updates as they become available.
The problem was identified after a consumer reported finding metal in one of the bacon items, according to FSIS, although no injuries or illnesses have been recorded.
FSIS is concerned that some of the products may be in consumers' kitchens, in addition to expecting more items to be recalled.
These products should not be consumed by customers who have purchased them "According to the notice. "These items should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.