COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Many Ohio State University students are taking a break from studying for final exams by making a bacon run.
Senior Sarah Page, who studies meat science, says the bacon vending machine at the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has turned out to be even more popular than expected. It has to be restocked four or five times a day. It offers cooked bacon strips and bacon bits for $1.READ MORE: San Andreas Hostage Situation: Deputy And Hostage Shot, Suspect Killed
Proceeds will benefit the meat science program. Members of the program are responsible for the bacon machine operation on the Columbus campus.
The Ohio Pork Council sponsored the machine, with bacon donations from Smithfield, Hormel and Sugardale.READ MORE: Police: Woodland Bank Break-In Suspect Tried To Get Into Vault
The machine will remain on campus through Dec. 13.
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And the bacon.