Use a food thermometer. Thermometers aren’t just for holiday turkeys and roasts – they’re for all cuts and sizes of meat and poultry, including hamburgers, chicken breasts and pork chops.
Everyone is at risk for food-borne illness. One effective way to prevent illness is to use a food thermometer to check the internal temperature of meat, poultry and egg dishes.
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