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Use a Food Thermometer

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every year roughly 1 in 6 Americans become sick, 128,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases. Using a food thermometer is the only way to ensure your food is cooked to the right temperature to kill harmful bacteria. This article addresses safe temperatures for different types of food, the types of thermometers and when to use them, and proper thermometer use and care.

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