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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

President Barack Obama today “pardoned” the National Thanksgiving Turkey in a White House Ceremony, as he and National Turkey Federation (NTF) Chairman Walter Pelletier celebrated the 62nd anniversary of the National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation.

Pelletier presented President Obama with “Courage,” a 20-week old, 45-pound tom. The turkey’s name was chosen in honor of the men and women who sign up for military service with full knowledge of the dangers that may come. “Courage” is a symbol of thanks for the troops’ commitment to...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

The National Turkey Federation and its members congratulate Dr. Elisabeth Hagen on her prospective nomination to be USDA’s next under secretary for food safety.  We recognize the administration went through a long and careful process before making this nomination, and we believe it signals a continuing commitment to a science-based, risk-based inspection system.

Dr. Hagen’s experience as a medical doctor, combined with her years of service at USDA, give her the background and training necessary to build on the agency’s successes in...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:  
Sherrie Rosenblatt, Vice President of Marketing and Communications
202-898-0100 ext. 7227, ...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 
CONTACT: 
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 7227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
 
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