Temperatures to Safely Cook Meat
Do you know what temperature is safe for cooking your favourite meat on the BBQ at the cottage?
Meat is a big part of the cottage meal plan and cooking it properly will help ensure the dinner is a huge success.
Temperature guide for cooking meat at the cottage
What are the recommended safe cooking temperatures for beef, chicken and pork?
Each class of food has a recommended temperature to ensure the meat is properly cooked. Check out the following chart to help you become a master cabin chef.
|Beef, veal and lamb (pieces and whole cuts)|
|Pieces and whole cuts||71°C (160°F)|
|Poultry (e.g. chicken, turkey, duck)|
|Ground meat and meat mixtures (burgers, sausages, casseroles)|
|Beef, veal, lamb and pork||71°C (160°F)|
|Egg dishes||74°C (165°F)|
|Hot dogs, stuffing, leftovers||74°C (165°F)|
Source: Health Canada
See our Tips to Prevent Food Poisoning page for additional helpful advice on how to ensure everyone has a happy meal at the cottage this summer.