COOK. Always cook foods to proper temperatures...


The Danger Zone: Bacteria multiply rapidly between 40 - 140 degrees Fahrenheit.



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  1. Cook foods to a safe temperature to kill microorganisms. Microorganisms = things such as bacteria
  2. Use a food thermometer to ensure that meat, poultry, and eggs reach a safe minimum internal temperature.
Fact: 1 out of 4 hamburgers turns brown before it has been cooked to a safe temperature