Thanksgiving Dinner Expenses On the Rise, Price For Turkeys Nearly Double Amid Shortage

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Prices are rising because of labor shortages, transportation costs and supply

ABOVE VIDEO: Thanksgiving dinner is going to be a lot more expensive this year.

(FOX NEWS) – Thanksgiving dinner is going to be a lot more expensive this year.

According to recent reports, almost all the elements needed for Turkey Day dinners are increasing in price — including turkeys themselves.

On Friday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its “Turkey Market News Report,” which found that turkeys between eight and 16 pounds are about 26 cents more per pound than they were last year.

As a result of the rising cost of food, Thanksgiving is expected to cost 4% to 5% more this year compared to last year, CBS reported.

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