News Releases and Statements

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Adrienne Richards, National Turkey Federation 202-898-0100 ext. 7223, arichards@turkeyfed.org Consumers are finding that the gas pump isn’t the only place to watch prices rise and their wallets empty. Increased grocery prices provide an additional challenge to families with grumbling stomachs to feed. To help consumers in making economical, healthy choices at the grocery store, the National Turkey Federation (NTF) has added shopping and cooking tips to their Web site, www.EatTurkey.com, including easy modifications that can save both time and money. “... Read More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation 202-898-0100 ext. 7227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org or Jennifer Zuckerman, Devine... Read More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation 202-898-0100 ext. 233, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org or Leslee McGovern, Devine... Read More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
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CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 7227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org

A National Turkey Federation official today told a House subcommittee that advances in turkey production techniques have allowed the industry to produce a larger supply of safe wholesome products at a lower cost to consumers.

“Maintaining the health and well being of the turkey flocks is paramount,” Dr. Michael Rybolt, NTF director of scientific and regulatory affairs, said in testimony before the House...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Adrienne Richards, National Turkey Federation 202-898-0100 ext. 7223, arichards@turkeyfed.org From the initial turkey purchase to creative leftover solutions, the National Turkey Federation's (NTF) recently upgraded Web site, www.eatturkey.com, offers around-the-clock consumer support with its complete guide for the holidays. Visitors to www.eatturkey.com are welcomed by a cartoon turkey that connects them to holiday cooking tips, making successful meal planning a simple "click away." The "Seasonal... Read More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation 202-898-0100 ext. 7227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org or Jennifer Zuckerman, Devine... Read More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Deidra Darsa HPBA 703.522.0086 ext. 129 darsa@hpba.org Susie Schoenberger Fleishman-Hillard 202.828.8874 schoenbs@fleishman.com Each Thanksgiving, many consumers opt for a holiday turkey cooked on the grill, smoker or fryer, forgoing the usual oven and stove-top feast. According to the Hearth, Patio... Read More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Adrienne Richards, National Turkey Federation 202-898-0100 ext. 7223, arichards@turkeyfed.org Whether it’s while seated around the table or during halftime of the football game, talk turkey this Thanksgiving and throughout the holiday season with interesting facts from the National Turkey Federation’s (NTF). • Approximately 46 million turkeys will be eaten at Thanksgiving. Another 22 million will be eaten at Christmas. • When purchasing a whole turkey, plan to buy at least one pound of uncooked turkey per person. You'll have enough for the feast and... Read More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
For 30 years the ethanol industry has received subsidies from the American taxpayer. It is an industry that has always been dependent on government largesse for its existence. Perhaps, then, last Friday’s (Oct. 24) announcement by Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer that the government is considering offering a bailout for distressed ethanol plants shouldn’t have come as a surprise. Schafer’s remarks are the latest in a long-running debate about appropriate government policy toward ethanol. We simply believe that while ethanol may have a place in the energy landscape, it is high time for the... Read More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation 202-898-0100 ext. 7227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org or Jennifer Zuckerman, Devine... Read More

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