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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) named Dunkin’ Donuts as its second Turkey Trendsetter of 2009 because of its use of turkey sausage in a breakfast sandwich. Chef Stan Frankenthaler, Dunkin’ Donuts executive chef and director of culinary development, created the Egg White Turkey Sausage Flatbread, which is the first breakfast dish to be placed under the trendsetter category. NTF’s Turkey Trendsetter program celebrates chefs who have incorporated...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
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CONTACT:
Adrienne Richards, National Turkey Federation
202-730-9637, arichards@turkeyfed.org

The National Turkey Federation (NTF) presented Port of Subs® with its Seventh Annual “Turkey on the Menu” (T.O.M.) Award. The award recognizes this chain of casual/family style restaurants for its...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
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CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 7227 srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org

National Turkey Federation (NTF) President Joel Brandenberger announced the appointment today of Hilary Shallo Thesmar, Ph.D., RD, as NTF’s new senior director of scientific and regulatory affairs.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
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CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 7227 srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org

National Turkey Federation’s (NTF) Chairman of the Technical and Regulatory Committee told members of the House Agriculture Committee that as the food safety debate moves to the forefront of the...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation Phone: 202-898-0100 x7227 E-mail: srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org Dave Ray, American Meat Institute Phone: 202-587-4243 E-mail: dray@meatami.com Meat and poultry trade groups today urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reject an ethanol group’s petition to allow blends of more than 10 percent ethanol in gasoline because the higher blend could divert nearly half of the U.S. corn crop from food and feed to fuel. The American Meat Institute and National Turkey Federation noted that prematurely allowing... 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 Summer is sizzling and so is the grill with a new healthy and easy recipe from National Turkey Federation (NTF). NTF’s how-to turkey cooking video on www.eatturkey.com features Gena Knox, co-founder of Fire... Read More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
Untitled Document FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Italy meets Sonoma, Calif., in Sondra Bernstein’s Bucatini with Sweet Turkey Sausage, making her National Turkey Federation’s (NTF) final “Turkey Trendsetter” of 2009. Bernstein is the...

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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 Dave Ray, American Meat Institute 202-587-4243 DRay@meatami.com In comments submitted today to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), poultry and meat trade groups sharply criticized EPA’s proposed changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), citing inadequate analysis of the proposed rule’s impact on agricultural commodity prices. National Turkey Federation, National Chicken Council, American Meat Institute and FarmEcon LLC noted in the comments that EPA... 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 There’s sure to be a pre-game celebration with National Turkey Federation’s (NTF) new twist on the turkey hot dog. NTF’s how-to cooking video on EatTurkey.com features John McLemore, president of Masterbuilt, who grills up an “el macho” hot dog with all the “fixins.” “Nothing’s more American than turkey and what better protein to throw on the grill for a tailgate party,” said McLemore. “A wide variety of turkey products are available in the marketplace today and... Read More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
Gobble up the goodness on Thanksgiving and beyond by making use of the entire holiday turkey with National Turkey Federation’s (NTF) “Top 10 Ways to Use Leftover Turkey.” “The turkey sandwich might be the perennial favorite, but visitors to NTF’s Web site are finding exciting new ways to enjoy their leftover turkey,” said Sherrie Rosenblatt, NTF’s vice president of marketing and communications. “Whole turkey offers an endless supply of entrée, appetizer, soup and salad choices.” Leftover turkey should be carved from the bone and stored in shallow containers and refrigerated or frozen... Read More

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