Just because you might be on break doesn’t mean food safety takes some time off! Be sure to keep your friends and family safe this holiday by ensuring proper safe food handling.

Temperature: Your turkey isn’t done until its reached a temp of 165°F in 3 places:

  1. thickest part of the breast
  2. innermost part of the wing
  3. innermost part of the thigh

Time: Take your time around the dinner table but be sure to refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours of cooking to avoid bacterial growth.

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For more information, visit www.foodsafety.gov

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