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 

Tuesday, July 1, 2003 - 20:03

 

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

 


Doctors have long known the nutritional importance of including a wide variety of foods in the diet, but recent studies show that eating a diet high in vegetables combined with a low-fat protein such as turkey is a vital tool in the fight against cancer.

According to the American Institute for Cancer Research report, Food...

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Sunday, June 1, 2003 - 20:03

CONTACT: Sherrie Rosenblatt

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

 


According to the latest restaurant trends, America is becoming nostalgic for the "good old days" of Mom, baseball and apple pie-not to mention turkey pot pie. Comfort foods, those foods that remind you of family dinners filled with warm feelings and lively conversation,...

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Tuesday, April 1, 2003 - 19:03

 

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

 

Bland, plain, tasteless...these words used to come to mind when people thought about poultry. Fortunately, times have changed, and turkey is taking center stage as cooks across the country learn how to put to good use their unopened spices. According to Cooking Light magazine, spice sales have seen a 45 percent jump in the last...

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Tuesday, April 1, 2003 - 19:03

 

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

 


Springtime marks the celebration of "June is Turkey Lovers'® Month," and it's the perfect opportunity to blend two of America's favorite summer treats-turkey and grilling. Last year, Americans ate 18 pounds of turkey per person and fired up their grills more than three billion times as grilling and turkey came together to make...

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Tuesday, April 1, 2003 - 00:00

 

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

 


Americans are busier than ever and are looking for quick dinners that taste grate. Time is at a premium, but who wants to sacrifice delicious meals? The temptation to stop for restaurant take-out meals is overwhelming. However, it is also expensive.

"The current trend shows time-starved consumers searching for meal...

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Thursday, August 1, 2002 - 20:03

 

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

 

For the 92 percent of Americans serving 45 million turkeys at Thanksgiving, the National Turkey Federation's (NTF) www.eatturkey.com is the place to go for a virtual encyclopedia of cooking and preparation tips for their holiday meal. For those looking to break with tradition,...

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Saturday, December 1, 2001 - 19:03

 

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

 

If you had the opportunity to teach your child language skills, science, nutrition, math, art, social studies, safety and courtesy in a fun, easy way that would increase their confidence and independence, would you take advantage of it? That opportunity has arrived in the form of easy, nutritious turkey recipes!

Cooking with your...

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Saturday, December 1, 2001 - 19:03


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


The relationship between what we eat and how we feel has long been the topic of research, experimentation and speculation. No doubt early medicine men and primitive doctors saw that some foods made people feel better and behave differently. Fortunately, we have come a long way since those days of trial and error medicine and can now plan our meals to enhance our mood and performance. 

Regular sleep, exercise and proper diet can...
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Saturday, December 1, 2001 - 19:03

 

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

 

After the traditional golden roasted turkey presentation at Thanksgiving, turn the tables and offer Italian cuisine for quick and easy entertaining or family dinners. Turkey combines well with the mild flavors of polenta and pasta and are time-honored combinations that have enriched the Italian diet for several centuries. Recipes that...

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Saturday, December 1, 2001 - 19:03

Whether purchasing a fresh or frozen turkey, consumers can be confident they are buying a quality product. The decision of which to purchase is based on personal preference in price and convenience. Oven-ready fresh and frozen birds are tucked into snug, air and water resistant plastic wraps immediately following processing. Air is removed as bags are sealed and shrunk so they fit the turkey almost as tightly as its own skin.

Frozen turkeys are flash frozen immediately after processing to 0 degrees F or below and held at that temperature until packaged. The meat, once defrosted, is...

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