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Getting to know Carroll County!
Don't Wing it With Poultry: Ann Hamilton, Field Specialist, Food Safety.
Now that spring is here and the weather is getting warmer it is time to take out the grill and start barbecuing. A few favorites for grilling are steak and chicken. The differences are many between the two particularly end cooking temperatures. Both USDA and FDA recommend cooking steak to a minimum of 145°F and chicken to a minimum of 165°F. Keep in mind that cooking to lower temperatures can pose a risk, particularly for people at higher risk for foodborne illness. People at higher risk include pregnant and nursing women, young children, the elderly and anyone with a compromised immune system due to illness or taking certain medications. Read full story.