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America Sets Record For World's Largest Hamburger

Meet the World's Largest Hamburger

File this report under This Is Why America's Fat: This week, the United States officially set a new record for the world's largest hamburger.

The 777-pound burger, known as "Juicy's Outlaw Burger," was created this past Saturday by Oregon concessions company Juicy's at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, CA. The 1,375,000-calorie behemoth, which clocked in at five feet in diameter and three feet thick, toppled a previous Canadian record of 590 pounds.

It's only apropos that the United States sets a record for the largest burger world over at a time when it's setting a record for eating the largest quantity of burgers ever. According to the Burger Consumer Trend Report released today by research firm Technomic, a whopping 48 percent of consumers are eating a burger at least once a week. Are you one of them?

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