The temperature of food plays a big role in assuring that certain products are well enough cooked to kill harmful organisms like bacteria. Similarly, many foods, including cooked food, become breeding grounds for other harmful organisms if unrefrigerated too long or even if left in a refrigerated environment for too long a time. Choosing the right food temperature sensors is important to both health and taste.
Certainly in the cooking area it is quite straightforward to monitor the internal temperature of meats and other foods to assure that the proper minimum temperature has been attained before it is considered safe. Below is a list of some cooking temperature rules for food per the US Dept of Agriculture’s “Thermy™” Food Safety campaign.
Be sure to come back and see how this area expands. Who knows, we might even be tempted to put some of our favorite receipes up for public consumption.