Thermy: Food Thermometer Research

Important research prompted FSIS' Thermy™ educational campaign. The research underscored the fallibility of traditional consumer methods for determining when food is "done." Research also shows effective strategies for changing consumer behavior and encouraging thermometer use.
Thermy checking internal temperature of hamburger patty Research: Thermometers are Key to Food Safety (PDF Only)
See how color can be misleading when it comes to judging the safety of cooked ground beef patties.

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Last Modified Aug 28, 2013