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Internal temperatures for pork, beef, chicken, etc. approved by FDA (as of 9/2014)

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GROUND MEAT & MEAT MIXTURES

A friend of mine was telling me about the FDA approving new internal temperatures for cooking.  Below is the latest and greatest  Also available at http://www.fda.gov/downloads/Food/FoodborneIllnessContaminants/UCM260394.pdf

 

Happy Smoking!!

 

Internal temperature

Beef, Pork, Veal, Lamb 160°F

Turkey, Chicken 165°F

FRESH BEEF, PORK, VEAL & LAMB 145°F

with a 3 minute rest time

POULTRY

Chicken & Turkey, Whole 165°F

Poultry Parts 165°F

Duck & Goose 165°F

Stuffing (cooked alone or in bird) 165°F

HAM

Fresh (raw) 160°F

Pre-cooked (to reheat) 140°F

EGGS & EGG DISHES

Eggs Cook until yolk & white are firm

Egg Dishes 160°F

SEAFOOD

Fin Fish 145°F

or flesh is opaque and separates easily with fork

Shrimp, Lobster & Crabs Flesh pearly & opaque

Clams, Oysters & Mussels Shells open during cooking

Scallops Milky white or opaque & firm

LEFTOVERS & CASSEROLES 165°F

SAFE COOKING TEMPERATURES

as measured with a food thermometer

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GROUND MEAT & MEAT MIXTURES

A friend of mine was telling me about the FDA approving new internal temperatures for cooking.  Below is the latest and greatest  Also available at http://www.fda.gov/downloads/Food/FoodborneIllnessContaminants/UCM260394.pdf

 

Happy Smoking!!

 

Internal temperature

Ground Meat & Meat Mixtures

Beef, Pork, Veal, Lamb 160°F

Turkey, Chicken 165°F

FRESH BEEF, PORK, VEAL & LAMB 145°F

with a 3 minute rest time

POULTRY

Chicken & Turkey, Whole 165°F

Poultry Parts 165°F

Duck & Goose 165°F

Stuffing (cooked alone or in bird) 165°F

HAM

Fresh (raw) 160°F

Pre-cooked (to reheat) 140°F

EGGS & EGG DISHES

Eggs Cook until yolk & white are firm

Egg Dishes 160°F

SEAFOOD

Fin Fish 145°F

or flesh is opaque and separates easily with fork

Shrimp, Lobster & Crabs Flesh pearly & opaque

Clams, Oysters & Mussels Shells open during cooking

Scallops Milky white or opaque & firm

LEFTOVERS & CASSEROLES 165°F

SAFE COOKING TEMPERATURES

as measured with a food thermometer

 

Missed one line (In Red).

Thanks for posting this.

 

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