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Is it done yet?
"Is it done yet?" You can't tell by looking. Use a food thermometer to be sure.
Roast turkey with thermometer correctly positioned Photos - Foods with Thermometers
See examples of different types of food thermometers used to check the internal temperature of various foods.
Photo of Dad & daughter grilling outdoors Is It Done Yet? Brochure (Text Only) | PDF (1mb) | Large Print PDF (2mb) | En Español
Learn how to use a food thermometer - it's not just for turkey anymore! Get recommended internal temperatures and a recipe for safe, delicious, Fiesta Burgers.
Image of Temperature Chart Is It Done Yet? Temperature Chart (PDF Only)
USDA's recommended internal temperatures for meat and poultry products in handy chart form; also available as a 17- by 11-inch poster (PDF Only).
Thermometer Placement & Temperatures
Review USDA's recommended internal temperatures for various meat, poultry, and egg products. Images illustrate proper thermometer placement.

News, Videos, Photos & Images
Feature stories; streaming audio and video, including radio public service announcements; graphics to download.

Food Thermometer Research
Important research prompted USDA's food thermometer education campaign. Studies suggest effective strategies for encouraging thermometer use.

Background Information
Additional information about the "Is It Done Yet?" initiative, including a schedule of events during the pilot in Michigan.

To request publications for the "Is It Done Yet?" campaign, send an email to IsItDoneYet@fsis.usda.gov.
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.fsis@usda.gov.

Last Modified: September 20, 2007



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1 out of 4 burgers turns brown before 160°; use a food thermometer to be sure they are done
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