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Minimum Internal Cooking Temperatures Recipe

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IMPORTANT! Please Note-these are the minimum INTERNAL temperatures that food must reach to be considered safe to eat, no matter how you prepare them. We recommend the following guide lines but personal taste temperatures may be different from the below:

Fresh ground beef, veal pork............................................160 F
Beef, veal, Lamb- roast, steaks, chops
Rare...............................................................................140 F
Medium Rare.................................................................145 F
Medium..........................................................................160 F
Well Done......................................................................170 F
Fresh Pork-roast, steaks, chops
Medium..........................................................................160 F
Well Done......................................................................170 F
Ham
Precooked (to reheat)....................................................140 F
Poultry
Ground Chicken, Turkey................................................165 F
Whole Chicken, Turkey..................................................180 F
Breasts, Roasts.............................................................170 F
Thighs and wings..........................................................180 F
Fish-cook until opaque and flakes easily with fork...........145 F
Egg dishes.......................................................................160 F
Casseroles, Leftovers......................................................165 F

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Temperatures as Recommended by the USDA

 

 

 

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