Keep Food Safe During All Your Summer Fun

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson urges residents to practice food safety this summer. Whether at a picnic, outdoor event or grilling at home, the following tips from the county’s Health Division on preparing, storing and cooking food will help protect individuals from foodborne illnesses. Cook meats to a safe internal temperature - Use a meat thermometer to make sure the food reaches a safe internal temperature: 145°F–Steaks and roasts (beef, pork, veal, and lamb) with a … [Read more...]