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Wake up and smell the bacon ... with a bacon app

Oscar Mayer App Lets You Wake to Smell of Sizzling Bacon

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Want to wake up to the sound of bacon sizzling on the stove with its aroma drawing you out of bed?

There's an app for that.

Oscar Mayer says it has created a bacon-scented app for the iPhone, developed by the Madison-based company's Institute for the Advancement of Bacon.

The company says that to emit a small puff reminiscent of bacon, the user needs an external device that plugs into the headphone jack. The app itself produces the sound of bacon sizzling in a pan.

Oscar Mayer says the aroma-producing device won't be sold in stores and that quantities are limited. The company is giving away 4,700 devices beginning Thursday.

Oscar Mayer is part of Kraft Foods Group Inc., based in Glenview, Ill.

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sindfetish March 07 2014 at 10:48 AM

I just throw 6 slices of center cut into a medium heated large pan, then have a margarita while it is sizzling then enjoy the hot and greasy swine flesh. Bacon IS heaven.

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sav4radio March 07 2014 at 11:18 AM

Bacon is amazing: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10202555750828891&set=gm.631724473578058&type=1&theater

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Jim March 07 2014 at 11:20 AM

All I have to say is, there is a huge difference between waking up to the smell of cooking bacon, and having to get up to make it.

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irnmk50 March 07 2014 at 9:51 AM

Why do people want to eat fat? What are chefs and fast food companies trying to do to us? Wake up people...!

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cheflove irnmk50 March 07 2014 at 10:07 AM

Because it tastes so very, very good, it's that simple.

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user10181 irnmk50 March 07 2014 at 10:08 AM

Yes! Wake up!...& smell the Bacon!!!

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wlh1923 March 07 2014 at 10:02 AM

What's next, bacon farts for vegetarians who miss the smell of rotting meat farts when they use the bathroom?

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