These are approximate cooking directions. Cooking times may vary. Please use an appropriate meat thermometer to bring meats to the temperatures indicated in the following chart.
The following chart is taken from the
Massachusetts Department of Health.
|180 degrees F||Whole Poultry|
|170 degrees F||Poultry Breast, Well-Done Meats|
|165 degrees F||Stuffing, Ground Poultry, Reheat Leftovers|
|160 degrees F||Meats-Medium, Raw Eggs, Egg Dishes, Pork, and Ground Meats|
|145 degrees F||Medium-Rare Beef Steaks, Roasts, Veal, Lamb|
|140 degrees F||Hold Hot Foods|
|between 40 degrees F and 140 degrees F||Danger Zone for Bacterial Growth|
|40 degrees F||Refrigerator Temperatures|
|0 degrees F||Freezer Temperatures|
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