Rules of the game for food safety
Published Date:February 1, 2016
Corporate Authors:National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (U.S.). Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases.
Description:Rules of the Game for Food Safety
• Keep it clean.
o Before you eat or handle food, wash your hands, food prep tools and surfaces.
• Cook to the right temperature.
o Use a food thermometer to check that foods are cooked to the right temperature:
• 165° for chicken
• 160° for beef
• Watch the clock.
o Throw out perishable food that has been sitting at room temperature for more than two hours; one hour if it's 90°F or warmer.
• Serve at the right temperature.
o Keep hot foods at 140°F or warmer.
o Keep cold foods at 40°F or colder.
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