Tips to avoid foodborne illnesses at home
The Boston Globe / Boston.com
5) Purchase a food thermometer Food thermometers are available at most supermarkets. Always check the final temperatures of what you're cooking. Make sure that chicken is at 165 degrees; fish at 145 degrees; pork at 145 degrees; hamburger or any ground meats or ground fish at 155 degrees; and eggs at 145 degrees.
5) Purchase a food thermometer

Food thermometers are available at most supermarkets. Always check the final temperatures of what you're cooking. Make sure that chicken is at 165 degrees; fish at 145 degrees; pork at 145 degrees; hamburger or any ground meats or ground fish at 155 degrees; and eggs at 145 degrees.
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