4 Food Safety Tips for Summer
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Safe Minimum Internal Temperatures:
Poultry (whole, breasts, ground): 165°F
Ground meat: 160°F
Beef, pork, lamb, and veal (steaks, roast, chops): 145°F (plus 3 minutes rest)
Note: When using a food thermometer, it is important to wash the probe after each use with hot, soapy water before reinserting it into a food.
4. Chill: Food shouldn’t be left out at room temperature for more than two hours. If it’s hotter than 90°F, it’s only safe outside for an hour.