Is it done yet?
"Is it done yet?" You can't tell by looking. Use a food thermometer to be sure.
Review USDA's recommended internal temperatures for various meat, poultry, and egg products. Images illustrate proper thermometer placement.
Feature stories; streaming audio and video, including radio public service announcements; graphics to download.
Important research prompted USDA's food thermometer education campaign. Studies suggest effective strategies for encouraging thermometer use.
Historical information about the "Is It Done Yet?" initiative, such as a schedule of events during the 2004 pilot in Michigan.
If you have a food safety question, call the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHOTLINE (1-888-674-6854) or send an email to MPHotline.firstname.lastname@example.org.