FDA Consumer Health Information - Food Safety Tips for Healthy Holidays

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SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How many days does it take to thaw a 20-pound turkey in the refrigerator?


Should you rinse raw meat before cooking it?

At what temperature should stuffing be cooked?

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