News Releases and Statements

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Tuesday, November 20, 2007 - 19:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sherrie Rosenblatt
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
202-898-0100 x7227
E-mail: srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org

President George W. Bush today “pardoned” the National Thanksgiving Turkey in a White House Ceremony, as he and National Turkey Federation (NTF) Chairman Ted Seger celebrated the 60th anniversary of the first modern National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation.

Seger presented President Bush with “May,” a 21-week old, 45-pound tom. The turkey’s name was chosen by visitors to the White House Web site, who voted on...

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Friday, November 16, 2007 - 19:03

More than 46 million turkeys are expected to be eaten on Thanksgiving and another 22 million for Christmas. With so many turkeys being consumed around the holidays, the National Turkey Federation wants to help take some of the guess work out of the numerous terms and labels that describe various production methods. Whatever type of turkey you purchase for the holiday feast, note that a turkey farmer’s number- one priority is the safety and health of their flock, because a healthy turkey will ultimately be the best quality product for consumers.

Conventional: Conventional turkeys are...

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Thursday, November 1, 2007 - 20:03

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

This month, the National Turkey Federation (NTF) launched a guide to smoked turkey products, completing the 2007 featured product series at EatTurkey.com. The featured product online area consolidates purchasing information, product varieties and recipes specifically tailored to foodservice professionals for successfully including these products on...

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Tuesday, October 16, 2007 - 20:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation 202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org or
Jen Zuckerman, Devine & Pearson 617-472-2700 ext. 135, jzuckerman@devine-pearson.com

HOLIDAY WINE WISDOM AT WWW.EATTURKEY.COM Winery Chefs Share Expertise on Thanksgiving Menus Washington D.C. - October 2007 -- National Turkey Federation (NTF) is making holiday menu planning less complicated with guidance on selecting wines to accompany seasonal turkey meals at its Web site, www.EatTurkey.com. As more Americans seek Thanksgiving meals...

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Monday, October 8, 2007 - 20:03

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

National Turkey Federation (NTF) is making Thanksgiving preparation less complicated with a consumer guide to preparing a perfect holiday turkey and selecting wines to accompany the meal at its Web site, www.EatTurkey.com. Whether a “first-timer” or one who has prepared countless Thanksgiving meals, a little extra assistance is always welcome. The ultimate American holiday feast is the perfect time to highlight the bounty of America’s vineyards. The NTF contacted expert...

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Wednesday, August 29, 2007 - 20:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation 202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Stacey Bukuras, Devine & Pearson 617-472-2700 ext. 144, sbukuras@devine-pearson.com

Navigate Your Way to Richly Flavored Dishes with Turkey Thighs Washington D.C. – August 2007 – In September, the National Turkey Federation (NTF) will launch a Web area dedicated to turkey thighs as part of the featured product series at EatTurkey.com. The online featured product area consolidates information tailored to the interests of foodservice...

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Wednesday, February 14, 2007 - 19:03


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Lisa Brackett, Devine & Pearson
617-472-2700 ext. 135 l_brackett@devine-pearson.com

The National Turkey Federation (NTF) today presented Bob Evans Restaurant chain with its Fifth Annual “Turkey On the Menu” (T.O.M.) Award at the federation’s Annual Convention. The award honors this family-style chain for...

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Monday, February 5, 2007 - 19:03


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Lisa Brackett, Devine & Pearson
617-472-2700 ext. 135 l_brackett@devine-pearson.com

The National Turkey Federation (NTF) announced that Guillermo Pernot, executive chef of Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar in Philadelphia, PA, will lead the third series of its annual “Turkey Trendsetter” Web feature at www....

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Tuesday, January 23, 2007 - 19:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Lisa Brackett, Devine & Pearson
617-472-2700 ext. 135 l_brackett@devine-pearson.com

Operators find successful menu ideas for everything from warming Creamy Turkey Soup or delicious Turkey Filet Mignon on EatTurkey.com. The National Turkey Federation (NTF) announced it top viewed foodservice recipes for 2005 ranging from soups,...

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Tuesday, August 15, 2006 - 20:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Lisa Brackett, Devine & Pearson
617-472-2700 ext. 135 l_brackett@devine-pearson.com

Serving holiday meals has become a highly profitable opportunity for foodservice establishments, and the National Turkey Federation (NTF) is helping operators by offering menu planning assistance at its Web site, EatTurkey.com. More...

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