Minimum Cooking Temperatures

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Minimum Cooking Temperatures

Category

Food

Temperature (°F)

Ground Meat & Meat Mixtures Beef, Pork, Veal, Lamb 160
Turkey, Chicken 165
Fresh Beef, Veal, Lamb Steaks, roasts, chops 145
Poultry Chicken & Turkey, whole 165
Poultry breasts, roasts 165
Poultry thighs, legs, wings 165
Duck & Goose 165
Stuffing (cooked alone or in bird) 165
Pork and Ham Fresh pork 160
Fresh ham (raw) 160
Precooked ham (to reheat) 140
Eggs & Egg Dishes Eggs Cook until yolkand white are firm
Egg dishes 160
Leftovers & Casseroles Leftovers 165
Casseroles 165