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President Pardons Thanksgiving Turkeys

11/22/2021

In an annual tradition since 1947 the National Turkey Federation (NTF) presents the White House with a Thanksgiving Turkey (and Vice-turkey). For 2021 Phil Seger Chair of the NTF presented the National Thanksgiving Turkey named “Peanut Butter” and his penmate “Jelly.” Both received an official pardon and will be housed for their remaining lifespan at the Purdue University Department of Animal Science.

 

Phil Seger commented “It is an honor to participate in this truly unique tradition, and I thank President Biden for welcoming the National Turkey Federation, my family and Peanut Butter and Jelly to the White House,” He continued “Thanksgiving is a special time for those of us in the turkey business, and it’s an opportunity to celebrate America’s turkey farmers and everyone in our industry.”


 
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