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Only in America: The horror of the cheesepocalypse

A processed cheese shortage upsets the nation — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

Due to the high demand of the "dip season," a national shortage of Velveeta has shoppers hunting stores for the gooey, bright-yellow "cheese product." People planning Super Bowl parties are calling the shortage of the dip-friendly substance a "cheesepocalypse." One fan tweeted, "If this is true, I'm going to die."