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Thanksgiving Trivia: 10 Facts that Might Surprise You

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Americans eat approximately this many turkeys on Thanksgiving...

46 million, according to the US Poultry and Egg Association. With the average grocery store turkey weighing as much as 30 pounds, that means Americans are eating almost 1.4 billion pounds of turkey in just one day! The National Turkey Federation also stated that in 2019, people in the US consumed 5.3 billion pounds of turkey throughout the year, which amounts to 16.1 pounds per person.


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