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Sabatoging Salmonella – Six steps to roasting your turkey safely: #5- Don’t stop roasting until the internal temperature reaches 180 degrees F.

Just because a turkey is golden brown on the outside, doesn’t mean it’s safe to eat.  Cooking a turkey safely is a matter of degrees! The goal is to kill the nanobugs like salmonella without overcooking and dehydrating the turkey flesh. Whole birds should be cooked to 180 degrees F.  The temperature should...