UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO | FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCES | EXTENSION       

 
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Food Thermometer Information for Print

160 Degrees for Your Family

Now You’re Cooking…Using a Food Thermometer

Summertime Safety, Summertime Fun

It happened to us…

Temperatures Should Be the Least of Your Child’s Worries

Parent Food Safety Guide for E. coli

 

Food Safety at Your Fingertips

Check out some of these websites for more information about food thermometers and food safety.

  • “Is it Done Yet?” —This USDA sponsored site provides information about food thermometers and cooking temperatures for different cuts of meat.

  • “Thermy” —This USDA sponsored site is about a campaign that encourages food thermometer use.

  • “Fight BAC!” —Learn more about safe food handling through four main concepts: Clean, Separate, Cook, Chill.

  • USDA Food Safety Education Programs —Find more information about food safety education programs provided by the USDA.

  • Idaho Beef Council —Learn about promotional programs the Idaho Beef Council is hosting, plus find many great recipes and grilling guidelines.

  • “Safe and Savory at 160 Degrees” —Sponsored by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, this consumer campaign helps you learn about the importance of cooking your hamburgers to 160F.

  • Safe Tables Our Priority (S.T.O.P.) —Here you can read about true stories of those who have been sickened by a food borne illness, learn about specific pathogens, and statistics related to foodborne illness.

 
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