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

National Turkey Federation (NTF) is pleased Dr. Elisabeth Hagen is able to begin her duties as USDA’s under secretary for food safety immediately.   We believe this was a judicious use of the president’s “recess appointment” power, and we continue to hope that the Senate will confirm Dr. Hagen at the earliest possible date. 

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

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

Cooked white turkey meat, or deli meat, distribution in the marketplace grew 6 percent in 2009 to more than 467 million pounds, according to National Turkey Federation’s (NTF) 2009 Marketplace Survey, with nearly half (43%) being distributed to foodservice operations. 

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

National Turkey Federation (NTF) and its members congratulate Dr. Elisabeth Hagen on her confirmation as USDA’s Under Secretary for Food Safety.  We commend the United States Senate for confirming Dr. Hagen because this signals a continuing commitment to a science-based, risk-based inspection system.   

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

NTF Annual Convention

February 9-12

Loews Ventana Canyon

Tucson, Ariz....

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

A coalition of farm and food industry trade associations representing every step of the food chain from meat and poultry producers, restaurants, bakers to other food manufacturers today issued the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s announcement that it would allow the sale of gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol (“E15”) for cars manufactured in the 2007 model year or later.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

National Turkey Federation (NTF) today confirmed that USDA’s Under Secretary for Food Safety Dr. Elisabeth Hagen will deliver the keynote speech at the 2011 NTF Annual Convention, Feb. 10-12, at the Loews Ventana Canyon in Tucson.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

Confirming what food-animal producers have suspected about a proposed federal rule on buying and selling livestock and poultry, a comprehensive economic analysis of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s proposed regulation found it would be bad for farmers and ranchers, bad for consumers and bad for rural America. 

 

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

A diverse coalition of farm and food trade associations today filed a suit in federal court to overturn the Environmental Protection Agency’s recent decision to allow gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol (“E15”) to be sold for cars manufactured in the 2007 model year or later.

Farm and food petitioners in the suit, which was filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, include the Grocery Manufacturers Association, the American Meat Institute, the National Council of Chain Restaurants, the National Meat Association, the...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

CONTACT: 
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation

202-898-0100 ext. 7227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

 

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