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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

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CONTACT:
Adrienne Richards, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 7223 arichards@turkeyfed.org

Turkey farmers place a priority on ensuring the care of their turkey flocks so they can provide safe, nutritious and affordable products. Since not everyone has the opportunity to visit a farm, the National Turkey Federation (NTF) brings the farm to consumers via their Web site, www.eatturkey.com.

NTF launched four multimedia presentations that include interviews with turkey farmers on how they ensure the health and safety of their...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation 202-898-0100 ext. 7227 srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org The turkey industry applauded today’s announcement by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack that the Agriculture Department will be making up to a $60 million bonus purchase of turkey meat to help stabilize falling turkey prices. Vilsack’s announcement came during testimony before the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee. The secretary said USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service’s (AMS) intends to expedite a major bonus purchase of turkey meat within the... Read More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
Untitled Document A National Turkey Federation (NTF) official told a congressional subcommittee today that USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has made significant strides since the implementation of the Pathogen Reduction/Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) regulation in 1997.

“HACCP is arguably one of the most advanced, science-based...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

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Building on its longstanding commitment to responsible business practices from the farm to the nation’s dinner tables, the National Turkey Federation (NTF) and its membership have released “Turkey Industry Principles,” a comprehensive document that communicates the turkey industry’s commitment to animal care, food safety, the environment, industry employees, customers and consumers. “For years NTF has worked with its members to prepare guidelines and best management practices that cover a range of issues...

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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 National Turkey Federation (NTF) has made weekday meal planning one-step easier with its first turkey cooking video on www.eatturkey.com. NTF’s culinary video blogger, or vlogger, Dani Spies, a Los Angeles-based health and food coach, creates a healthy Quinoa Stuffed Turkey Breast. Vloggers, as the name suggests, are similar to bloggers but use video instead of words. “Consumers are using the Internet to get recipe ideas and NTF is pleased to be able to continue... Read More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
Adrienne Richards, National Turkey Federation
202-730-9637, arichards@turkeyfed.org

The National Turkey Federation (NTF) presented ARAMARK Corporation with its Seventh Annual “Turkey on the Menu” (T.O.M.) Award at the National Restaurant Association (NRA) convention today. The award recognizes this non-commercial foodservice operator for its variety of value-oriented, non-commercial turkey menu applications across many day parts, segments and cuisines.

ARAMARK uses 18 specified turkey products across all...

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

CONTACT:
Adrienne Richards, National Turkey Federation
202-730-9637, arichards@turkeyfed.org

The National Turkey Federation (NTF) presented J. Alexander’s with its Seventh Annual “Turkey on the Menu” (T.O.M.) Award at the National Restaurant Association (NRA) convention today. This is the first T.O.M. award winner in the fine dining category. The award honors this fine dining restaurant for its fresh and creative approach to bringing the traditional turkey sandwich to the white tablecloth setting.

“By bringing the...

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

CONTACT:
Adrienne Richards, National Turkey Federation
202-730-9637, arichards@turkeyfed.org

The National Turkey Federation (NTF) presented Jason’s Deli with its Seventh Annual “Turkey on the Menu” (T.O.M.) Award at the National Restaurant Association (NRA) convention today. The award honors this fast food chain for its wide variety of creative turkey sandwich and salad offerings while promoting health and the environment.

“This chain continues to be an industry leader. They promote healthy, made to order...

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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 Find 10 quick and easy recipes on www.eatturkey.com for frugal shoppers and at-home chefs. Titled “Turkey on a Dime,” the feature showcases 10 recipes that incorporate turkey in unique ways, sure to satisfy consumers’ wallets and waistlines. “Savvy shoppers are looking for easy, affordable and quality meals they can make at home,” said Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation’s (NTF) vice president of marketing and communications. “The ‘Turkey on a... Read More

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