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What's a Basted Turkey?

What's a Basted Turkey? Bone-in whole turkeys or turkey breasts that are injected or marinated with a solution containing butter or other types of fat, broth, stock or water plus spices, flavor enhancers and other approved ingredients must be labeled as "basted" or "self-basted." The maximum added weight of approximately 3% solution before processing is included in the net weight on the label. The label must also include a statement identifying the total quantity and common name of all ingredients in the solution. For example: "Injected with approximately 3% solution of ___ (list of ingredients)."
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  • Cook healthy

    Involve your child in the cutting, mixing and preparation of all meals. Even a snack can be healthy.

  • Eat right

    Sit down together as a family to enjoy a wonderful meal and the opportunity to share the day's experiences with one another.

  • Shop smart

    To encourage a healthy lifestyle, get your children involved in selecting the food that will appear at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.


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