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, February 15, 2006 - 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) honored Martin and Norman Rich from Quad Cities, Iowa, retired owners of Louis Rich Foods, and Bill Bates, owner, Bates Turkey Farms, Inc., Fort Deposit, Ala., with the NTF Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 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’s (NTF) Board of Directors today elected Mike Briggs to serve as the federation’s 2006 chairman. Briggs is the president of Willow Brook Foods, Inc., in Springfield, Mo.

During his acceptance speech, Briggs...

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Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 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_bracket@devine-pearson.com

The National Turkey Federation (NTF) presented its fourth annual Turkey on the Menu (T.O.M.) Award to Mimi's Café at its annual convention Friday in Orlando, FL. Mimi's Café was selected from many worthy foodservice chains. The restaurant's menu...

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Wednesday, December 14, 2005 - 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

Nearly three-quarters (71%) of those who recalled the National Turkey Federation’s (NTF) consumer advertising, Turkey. The Perfect Protein®, said they were more likely to eat turkey as part of their lunch in the next week. According...

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Monday, December 12, 2005 - 19:03

CONTACT: Sherrie Rosenblatt
Senior Director, Marketing and Communications
202-898-0100 x227
E-mail: srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
 

Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns will deliver the keynote address at the 2006 National Turkey Federation (NTF) Annual Convention, an event that is expected to shine the spotlight on the newest star in the meat case – turkey.

“We’re extremely honored to have the Secretary of Agriculture join us at our convention,” said NTF Chairman Pete Rothfork. “His speech will come just a few days after President Bush unveils his...

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Monday, December 5, 2005 - 19:03

CONTACT: Sherrie Rosenblatt
Senior Director, Marketing and Communications
202-898-0100 x227
E-mail: srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org

President George W. Bush and National Turkey Federation (NTF) Chairman Pete Rothfork continued a 58-year-old holiday tradition today, as Rothfork presented the president with the National Thanksgiving Turkey.

Rothfork presented President Bush with “Marshmallow,” an 18 ½-week old, 37-pound tom. The turkey’s name was chosen by visitors to the White House Web site, who voted on their favorite names for the National Thanksgiving Turkey...

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Wednesday, November 30, 2005 - 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

With winter just around the corner, there is nothing better than a steaming, comforting soup or stew to warm away the chill of a cold day. The National Turkey Federation (NTF) offers chefs more than 60 soups and stews to choose from on EatTurkey...

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Thursday, April 14, 2005 - 20:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
Sherrie Rosenblatt, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 227, srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org
or Maryanne Keeney, Devine & Pearson
617-472-2700 ext. 137 mkeeney@devine-pearson.com

Families don't need to sacrifice good nutrition or delicious meals when pressed for time. The National Turkey Federation (NTF) recommends that...

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Saturday, February 12, 2005 - 19:03


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

The National Turkey Federation’s (NTF) Board of Directors today elected Paul Hill to serve as the federation’s 2008 chairman. Hill is chairman of the board at West Liberty Foods, headquartered in West Liberty, Iowa.

Hill called on NTF to focus on food safety and energy, along with educating consumers and elected officials about the turkey industry. Speaking...

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Saturday, January 1, 2005 - 19:03

 

CONTACT: Sherrie Rosenblatt
Director of Public Relations
202-898-0100 x233
E-mail: srosenblatt@turkeyfed.org

 


The American bald eagle may be removed from the endangered species list, but there is another item waiting to be added-the one-hour lunch.

According to a study sponsored by KFC and reported in the Wall Street Journal, 43 percent of American workers eat lunch at their desks, with as many as 56 percent taking less than a 15...

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