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
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

Q. What is "bird flu?"

A. "Bird flu" is the common name for avian influenza, a respiratory disease of birds that is caused by a virus.

Q. How serious is...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

CONTACT: Sherrie Rosenblatt, NTF, 202/898-0100,
or, Leslee McGovern, Devine...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 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

A recent online survey conducted by the National Turkey Federation (NTF) found that consumers are looking for a wider variety of turkey products when dining out. Ground turkey was a favorite, topping the list for 67 percent of respondents, followed by such...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 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

More chains are reporting the incidence of Cuban sandwiches on their menus compared to six years ago according to Food BeatTM, a company that provides in-depth menu analysis. Chain and casual dining segments such as Breugger’s Bagels, Atlanta Bread and...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 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

A fresh start to the day begins with a balanced and nutritious breakfast. To add more spring to your step, the National Turkey Federation suggests adding healthier breakfast options,...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 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

Festive and flavorful summertime cookouts bring together friends and families. For lean and healthy fare, the National Turkey Federation (NTF) encourages backyard chefs to include turkey...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 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

An online survey conducted by the National Turkey Federation (NTF) provided information that allowed NTF to offer better content on their Web site, EatTurkey.com. The survey found that 88 percent of foodservice operators currently use turkey in their operation...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:
Alice Johnson, National Turkey Federation
202-898-0100 ext. 226, ajohnson@turkeyfed.org
 

Michael Rybolt, the National Turkey Federation (NTF) manager of scientific and technical affairs, today received a Ph.D. in Veterinary Medical Science with emphasis on food safety from Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

“Michael’s doctorate degree is in assessing foodborne pathogens on live poultry, which provides an additional strength to the...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 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

For consumers bombarded with numerous nutritional messages, one message remains clear: Eating lean proteins like turkey can keep calories under control and help maintain...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 20:03

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

The National Turkey Federation's (NTF) Board of Directors today elected Pete Rothfork to serve as the federation's 2005 chairman. Rothfork is president and CEO of Rothfork Associates in Melrose, Minn.

During his acceptance speech, Rothfork said, “I believe the turkey industry is moving in the...

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