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Americans will eat 150 million hot dogs on July 4th

Posted: 6:34 AM, Jun 23, 2016
Updated: 2016-06-23 13:34:23Z

America loves hot dogs when celebrating its freedom.

People in the U.S. will eat 150 million of them on the July 4th holiday, according to personal finance website WalletHub .

The report also says Americans will spend $6.77 billion on food for the day. In the week prior, 700 million pounds of chicken will be purchased.

Also in WalletHub's report:

$4.4 million is the annual value of imported American flags — most of which are made in China
• The value of annual fireworks imports to the U.S., mostly made in China, is more than $324 million 
• The majority of all annual fireworks injuries (67 percent) take place within a month of the July 4th holiday. 

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