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Food safety with a Solar cooker

 

There are several things you want to watch with a Solar Cooker to prevent foodborne illnesses.

  • Get a good thermometer to measure the temperature in your oven.
  • When cooking meat, fish or poultry use an accurate probe thermometer place in the center of the meat (not touching bone) to be sure it has reach a safe internal temperature.
  • Beef, veal, and lamp need to reach an internal temperature of 145 degrees.  Pork and ground beef needs to reach an internal temperature of 160 Degrees.  Poultry needs to reach 165 degrees.
  • The danger zone at which the growth and multiplication of pathogens can occur is between 40 to 140 degrees according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s food safety guidelines.
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