Food Temperatures and Thermometers

Safe Home Preparation

Food Temperatures and Thermometers

Calibrating Thermometers: A guide to recalibrating your home thermometer from the Macomb County Health Department.

A printable pictorial reference guide: This printable guide shows you proper cooling and thawing practices. From the Macomb County Health Department.

Printable guide to proper temperatures: A printable guide for storing, defrosting, and cooking from the Macomb County Health Department.

Internal cooking temperatures and proper use of a food thermometer:A great resource showing you everything you need to know about cooking temperatures for meat, poultry and seafood as well as how to properly use a thermometer. Created by the USDA.

Cross Contamination
Beef, Pork, Lamb, Seafood
Fruits and Vegetables
Proper Refrigeration
Leftovers and Takeout
Home Food Preservation