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International Bacon Day: Go hog wild with weird & wacky bacon-inspired products

Have you heard the big news? According to a KLAX31 ABC report published on Aug. 28, a highly-anticipated holiday is coming up and people around the world are ready to celebrate! Get ready to go hog wild, folks. It’s time to bring home the bacon – literally! The Saturday before Labor Day is International Bacon Day, an annual food holiday observed around the globe that celebrates glorious bacon! This year’s event takes place on Aug. 30, 2014.

Go Hog Wild!  It's International Bacon Day!
Go Hog Wild! It's International Bacon Day!Jeremy Noble

Whether you prefer yours with eggs, in a casserole, as a pizza topping, in a BLT sandwich or even in your ice cream, bacon seems to be everywhere. Besides vegetarian bacon, bacon chips, and bacon-inspired cookies, there is also bacon guacamole, cheesy bacon popcorn and a Peanut Butter and Bacon sandwich.

When it comes to bacon, the sky is the limit! Check out these “unusual” bacon-inspired products.

Bizarre Bacon Products

Bacon-Inspired Products - You can floss with bacon dental floss, shave with bacon shaving cream and pucker up with bacon-inspired lip balm. And if you hurt yourself, put on a bacon-inspired bandage.

Bacon Treats - If you're in the mood for a sweet treat to eat, it's your lucky day. You've got bacon-flavored gumballs, chocolate bars, candy canes and bacon-flavored lollipops. And if your taste buds need a little sizzle - check out the Sizzling Bacon Candy treats.

Bacon Drinks -If you're looking for something to whet your whistle, go grab a glass. There is Bacon Soda, Bacon-infused Bourbon and Bacon Vodka (Bacon Blood Mary’s, anyone?)

And if you are dying for a piece of bacon - you won't believe this one! You can even be buried in a Bacon Coffin!

And speaking of bacon, if you are in the San Diego area, stop by the International Bacon Fest event for the ultimate bacon experience.

Happy International Bacon Day!