Calif. restaurants get a 6-month reprieve on pork limits

A court has ruled that establishments can continue buying pork raised under prior standards, avoiding what some feared would be a severe shortage and a spike in prices.


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Pork supplies were expected to drop steeply on Aug. 15 because of new farming regulations. But the rules were postponed under an unusual agreement between industry and government.

Chefs at restaurant chains are taking bacon beyond the traditional applications, tempting customers with new techniques and products.

Family-dining chain IHOP debuts an upgraded bacon comparable to a steakhouse item. The new steakhouse premium bacon is showcased in several new items on IHOP's Bacon Obsession menu.

Here are some creative ways to give bacon a meatier role on the menu.

The burger giant is bringing four international favorites to the U.S. for a limited time.

The company said its U.S. same-store sales rose 4.5% in the first quarter, but traffic is still down.

Sandwiches—these popular, handheld meals—represent convenience, flavor and comfort for generations of diners.