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What Life in a Turkey Plant Is Like Before Thanksgiving

Not very pleasant, per Slate exposé

(Newser) - No one's more thankful for Thanksgiving than the workers who toil away in turkey plants in the days before, where it can be weeks before time off is earned, bathroom breaks are frowned upon, and employees' "deboning" quota can surpass 11,000 turkeys per shift, per an exposé... More »

Turkey Emergency? Butterball Adds Texting Help Line

So you can get help without having to actually speak to anyone

(Newser) - Every year since 1981, Butterball opens a help line in the days before Thanksgiving so struggling cooks can call in with questions about how to avoid ruining their turkey. This year, for the first time, the company has added a texting option, Business Insider reports. If you have turkey questions... More »

A First for Butterball Turkey Help Line: Male Operators

And a male spokesperson, too

(Newser) - This year if you call Butterball's Turkey Talk Line for some cooking advice, you might get a male voice on the line. For the first time, Butterball is enlisting the help of men as well as women for its Turkey Talk Line during the holidays. And the turkey purveyor... More »

Dumbest Questions to Butterball's Help Line

How to thaw your turkey while bathing your kids

(Newser) - Nervous about cooking the Thanksgiving bird? Don't be. Butterball employs more than 50 Turkey Talk-Line experts who are ready and waiting to answer your culinary questions. And don't be embarrassed: Your inquiry can't be as embarrassing as these previous ones to be phoned in to 1-800-BUTTERBALL , as reported by Reuters... More »

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