2.19.2008

Cooking Temperatures
USDA recommended internal temperatures

Product Fahrenheit
Eggs & Egg Dishes

Eggs

Cook until yolk & white are firm

Egg dishes

160°
Ground Meat & Meat Mixtures

Turkey, chicken

165°

Veal, beef, lamb, pork

160°
Fresh Beef

Rare

145°

Medium

160°

Well Done

170°
Fresh Veal

Medium

160°

Well Done

170°
Fresh Lamb

Medium

160°

Well Done

170°
Fresh Pork

Medium

160°

Well Done

170°

Poultry

Chicken, whole

180°

Turkey, whole

180°

Poultry breasts, roasts

170°

Poultry thighs, wings

180°

Stuffing (cooked alone or in bird)

165°

Duck & Goose

180°

Ham

Fresh (raw)

160°

Pre-cooked (to reheat)

140°
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