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RIGHT COOKING & HOLDING TEMPERATURE

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Proper Cooking And Holding Temperatures

Eggs & egg dishes:

Eggs.................................. Cook until yolk & white are firm
Egg dishes....................................................... 160° F

Ground meat & meat mixtures:

Turkey, Chicken................................................. 170° F
Veal, beef, lamb, pork.......................................... 160° F

Fresh beef:

Rare (some bacterial risk)...................................... 140° F
Medium.......................................................... 160° F
Well done....................................................... 170° F

Fresh veal:

Medium.......................................................... 160° F
Well done................................................. 170° F

Fresh lamb:

Medium.......................................................... 160° F
Well done....................................................... 170° F

Fresh pork:

Medium.......................................................... 160° F
Well done....................................................... 170° F

Poultry:

Chicken, Turkey, Duck, or Goose................................. 180° F
Thighs, wings..................................Cook until juices run clear
Stuffing........................................................ 165° F

Ham:

Fresh (raw)..................................................... 160° F
Pre-cooked...................................................... 140° F
Shoulder........................................................ 160° F

Seafood:

Fish..............................160° F
Clams & Oysters..........................................Steam 6-8 minutes

Reheating:

When reheating food that has been cooked and then refrigerated, reheat the food rapidly to an internal temperature of 165° Fahrenheit or higher before placing it in a hot food storage display that will maintain the food at a temperature of 140° Fahrenheit or above.

Holding temperature for frozen foods:

0° Fahrenheit (-18° C) or below

Holding temperature for refrigerated foods:

45° Fahrenheit (7° C) or below



 

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