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Greenlee County Health Department
Environmental Health Services
Home Food Temperatures

Use a metal-stemmed probe thermometer to check for the proper final cooking temperature of your food. The following is the USDA recommended food cooking temperatures.

Eggs & Egg Dishes

  • Eggs Cook until yolk and white are firm
  • Egg dishes 160

Ground Meat & Meat Mixtures

  • Turkey, chicken 165
  • Veal, beef, lamb, pork 160
  • Fresh Beef - Medium Rare 145 Medium 160 Well Done 170,
  • Fresh Veal - Medium Rare 145 Medium 160 Well Done 170
  • Fresh Lamb - Medium Rare 145 Medium 160 Well Done 170
  • Fresh Pork - Medium 160 Well Done 170

Poultry

  • Chicken, whole 180
  • Turkey, whole 180
  • Poultry breasts, roast 170
  • Poultry thighs, wings 180
  • Stuffing (cooked alone or in bird) 165
  • Duck & Goose 180
  • Ham - Fresh (raw) 160 Pre-cooked (to reheat) 140

Seafood

  • Fin Fish Cook until opaque and flakes easily with a fork.
  • Shrimp, lobster, crab Should turn red and flesh should become pearly opaque.
  • Scallops Should turn milky white or opaque and firm.
  • Clams, mussels, oysters Cook until shells open

Greenlee County Government
Health & County Services
253 Fifth St
P.O. Box 936
Clifton, AZ 85533

Normal Business Hours:
Monday - Friday,
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: (928) 865-2601
Fax: (928) 865-1929

Steven Rutherford
Health Director / BT-Manager / EMS Manager

County Seal Use

A.R.S. 11-251.17 Use of county seal restricted; cease and desist order; violation; classification

Sec A. A person may use, display or otherwise employ any facsimile, copy, likeness, imitation or other resemblance of the county seal only after obtaining the approval of the board of supervisors of that county. The board of supervisors may grant a certificate of approval of the application by any person showing good cause for the use of the county seal for a proper purpose. No person other than a county department may use the county seal for the purpose of advertising or promoting the sale of any article of merchandise within this state or for the promoting any other commercial purpose. The board of supervisors may adopt rules for the use of the county seal or any facsimile, copy, likeness, imitation or other resemblance of the county seal, including rules for the use of the county seal for official county business.