N360, Revised September 2011
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Food thermometers can help keep foods at safe temperatures and prevent foodborne illnesses. This handout provides information about why, where, when and how to use food thermometers, includes a chart of when it is safe to eat foods, and gives tips on how to calibrate a food thermometer.
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