|Food Safety and Inspection
United States Department of Agriculture
Washington, D.C. 20250-3700
The Thermy Campaign
Updated July 10, 2001
U. S. Department of Agriculture
Food Safety and Inspection Service
National Consumer Education Campaign to Promote Food Thermometer Use
MOM: Hey, hon, dinner's almost ready.
THERMY: Hey, let me out of here! What about using me, Thermy? You need a food thermometer to be safe.
BOY: Yeah, what about Thermy?
MOM: Oh, honey, I know by the color when it's done.
THERMY: Colors can be wrong. People could get sick. Hamburgers that look done sometimes aren't cooked enough.
BOY: We learned it at school.
MOM: All right.
THERMY: Remember, it's safe to bite when the temperature is right.
For Further Information, Contact:
Meat and Poultry Hotline:
FSIS Food Safety Education Staff
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