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.

We also welcome the opportunity to talk with you or to arrange an interview.

Email NTF’s Communications Department or call us at 202 898 0100 

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

National Turkey Federation (NTF) today teamed up with the nearly 6,000 USDA partners to make March 8, 2012, “What’s on MyPlate?” Day, to heighten public awareness of the importance of choosing foods for a healthy meal.  NTF is committed to promoting a diet that reflects the latest recommendations in the 2010 ...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

The USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC), National Chicken Council (NCC) and National Turkey Federation (NTF) applaud today’s announcement by U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk that the United States will initiate dispute settlement proceedings against India before the World Trade Organization (WTO) to challenge its longstanding prohibition on the import of U.S. poultry.

 

For years, India has used a variety of non-tariff trade barriers to deny access U.S. poultry to the Indian market. Although international health standards, in particular those of the World...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

On behalf of the U.S. poultry industry, the National Chicken Council and National Turkey Federation commend Reps. Bob Goodlatte, R.-Va., and Tim Holden, D-Penn., for introducing the Chesapeake Bay Program Reauthorization and Improvement Act.

The bill offers a sound and straightforward approach in dealing with on-going efforts to enhance the water quality in the Chesapeake Bay.  It also provides a good combination of incentives, coordination and technical assistance needed to achieve the necessary goal of advancing the Bay’s water quality objectives. 

We...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

USA Poultry & Egg Export Council, National Chicken Council,

National Turkey Federation, United Egg Producers

The U.S. poultry and egg industry strongly supports the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement, which became effective on March 15, and applauds the work of the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and the U.S. Department of Agriculture in concluding the agreement.

The U.S.-Korea FTA will greatly improve market access for U.S. poultry and egg exports to South Korea, mostly by reducing and eliminating import duties. In 2011, Korea imported nearly $143...

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Sunday, October 9, 2011 - 20:03

Tradition and memories are key ingredients to the annual holiday dinner. The sterling silver is polished, the fine china used to set the table, and the table centerpiece made to reflect the special occasion. The aromas drifting from the kitchen bring back memories of the days of celebrations with family and friends. Our senses are awakened by these holiday dinners that feature the fragrances of roasted turkey and other holiday foods. Turkey and all the trimmings are the traditional choices for both Thanksgiving and Christmas in the majority of American homes.

The National Turkey...

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Thursday, June 5, 2008 - 20:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

To mark June as Turkey Lovers’ Month®, the National Turkey Federation is giving Facebook users a chance to “talk turkey.”

The...

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Sunday, May 18, 2008 - 20:03


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
a Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 7227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Jennifer Zuckerman, Devine & Pearson
617-472-2700 ext. 135, jzuckerman@devine-pearson.com

The National Turkey Federation (NTF) presented ARAMARK Corporation with its Sixth Annual “Turkey on the Menu” (T.O.M.) Award at the National Restaurant Association (NRA) convention today. The award...

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Thursday, May 8, 2008 - 20:03

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

With 85 million U.S. households owning an outdoor grill, it’s no wonder that grilling is one of America’s favorite backyard pastimes. The National Barbecue Association says 31 percent of American grill owners are barbecuing more than they were a year ago, because they are “trying to eat healthier.” Many are turning to turkey as a protein option. A three-ounce serving of boneless, skinless turkey breast contains 26 grams of protein, one gram of fat...

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Tuesday, January 22, 2008 - 19:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation 202-898-0100 ext. 7227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Jennifer Zuckerman, Devine & Pearson 617-472-2700 ext. 135, jzuckerman@Devine-Pearson.com

The National Turkey Federation (NTF) announced the top five most-viewed foodservice recipes of 2007 from its recipe database at EatTurkey.com. Foodservice professionals recognize the Web site as a reliable and user-friendly source for successful turkey menu ideas, with more than 900 recipes available to search. Despite the increased number of online...

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Tuesday, December 18, 2007 - 19:03


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org

 

National Turkey Federation (NTF) President Joel Brandenberger announced the appointment today of Jennifer Zukowski as the federation’s new director of member services.

 

“Zukowski’s history in event planning and fundraising – and her proven ability to perform in high-pressure situations – makes her the right candidate to oversee the federation’s...

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