WONDER #1842: Why Do We Have To Cook Meat?

Question 1 of 3

Which of the following is an example of a meat eaten raw?

  1. sausage pizza
  2. steak tartare
  3. meatloaf
  4. fried hamburger

Question 2 of 3

Chicken should be cooked to an internal temperature of what?

  1. 98.6º F (37º C)
  2. 212º F (100º C)
  3. 165º F (73.8º C)
  4. 350º F (176.6º C)

Question 3 of 3

Most meats need to be cooked in order to kill potentially harmful what?

  1. bacteria
  2. salads
  3. vegetables
  4. proteins

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