News Releases and Statements

National Turkey Federation's most current news releases are listed first on this page.  
For prior years, visit the News Archives.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
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CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Maryanne Keeney, Devine & Pearson
617-472-2700 ext. 137 mkeeney@devine-pearson.com

For consumers bombarded with numerous nutritional messages, one message remains clear: Eating lean proteins like turkey can keep calories under control and help maintain...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org

The National Turkey Federation's (NTF) Board of Directors today elected Pete Rothfork to serve as the federation's 2005 chairman. Rothfork is president and CEO of Rothfork Associates in Melrose, Minn.

During his acceptance speech, Rothfork said, “I believe the turkey industry is moving in the...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Maryanne Keeney, Devine & Pearson
617-472-2700 ext. 137 mkeeney@devine-pearson.com

The National Turkey Federation (NTF) applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on the new dietary guidelines that encourage a healthy food makeover and the consumption of lower...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation 202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org or Stacey Bukuras, Devine... Read More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation 202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org or Stacey Bukuras, Devine... Read More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
Look for multiple turkey entrée presentations and take-away holiday dinners to be highlighted this Thanksgiving this year.

For nine years, the Thanksgiving feast at Mike Ditka's downtown Chicago restaurant has offered holiday guests a choice of turkey entrees, including traditional Oven Roasted Turkey, Deep-Fried Turkey and imported New Orleans Turducken. Executive Chef Tom Kenny oversees the preparation for all entrees, as well as the accompaniments, such as flavorful side dishes of Balsamic Flavored Yams and Bread Stuffing with turkey stock and fresh herbs. Dessert offerings include a...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03


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CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
 

NTF Chairman Mike Briggs announced the appointment of Joel Brandenberger as the new NTF president, effective Dec. 1.

Brandenberger will implement the federation’s strategic plans as well as promote the interests of all NTF members in the areas of marketing, legislative affairs and regulatory issues. Brandenberger’s 15 years with NTF make him an extremely...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
 

NTF Chairman Ted Seger warned the House Agriculture Committee today that the growing impact of the federal renewable fuels policy on the demand for corn and soybeans could significantly harm the turkey industry and raise food prices for consumers.

Corn and soybean meal account for nearly three-quarters of a turkey’s daily feed rations. The price of corn has...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Lisa Brackett, Devine & Pearson
617-472-2700 ext. 135 l_brackett@devine-pearson.com

The National Turkey Federation (NTF) unveiled an online multimedia presentation entitled “Turkey. The Perfect Protein®,” offering foodservice-related nutrition information about the benefits of including turkey products on the menu. The presentation,...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Lisa Brackett, Devine & Pearson
617-472-2700 ext. 135 l_brackett@devine-pearson.com

The National Turkey Federation (NTF) brings chefs and operators a resource on turkey deli meats as part of the 2007 featured product series at EatTurkey.com. The featured product web site area consolidates purchasing information, product varieties and...

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