Food safetyThis week’s food safety infosheet from the International Food Safety Network focuses on proper cooking temperatures for food. 

We’ve learned more about proper cooking temperatures in recent weeks since ConAgra recalled chicken and turkey pot pies for Salmonella contamination.  Microwave temperatures vary, and using a food thermometer to measure a food’s internal temperature and

The ConAgra plant that produces the company’s Banquet pot pies was closed yesterday among concerns of Salmonella contamination in Banquet chicken pot pies that had been manufactured in the plant.  The Associated Press reported on the closure today:

ConAgra Foods Inc. voluntarily stopped production Tuesday at the Missouri plant that makes its Banquet pot pies