Food Safety Quiz

Can you answer these questions?

The following is a list of food items and the minimum internal food temperature at which they should be cooked. Which of these is incorrect?
  • (A)  Fish and Shellfish – 145 degrees Fahrenheit
  • (B)  Leftovers - 165 degrees Fahrenheit
  • (C)  Ground beef – 160 degrees Fahrenheit
  • (D)  Eggs – 145 degrees Fahrenheit
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What came first, the chicken or the ______?
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Correct answer is:
  • (D)  Eggs – 145 degrees Fahrenheit
Eggs should be cooked at a minimum internal temperature of 160 degree Fahrenheit. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explains why: “A type of bacterium, Salmonella, can be on both the outside and inside of eggs that appear to be normal, and if the eggs are eaten raw or lightly cooked, the bacterium can cause illness.”
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