Raw meat and poultry should always be cooked to a safe minimum internal temperature. Always use a food thermometer to assure that meat and poultry have reached a safe minimum internal temperature. When roasting meat and poultry, set the oven temperature to 325 °F or higher. Explore the charts below to learn how to get great results every time you cook.
Note: The information on this page does not include foods containing ground meat and poultry, including meatloaf and sausage. Check the safe minimum internal temperature chart for safe cooking temperatures and rest times for all meat and poultry, seafood, and other cooked foods.