Health Watch -- Safe Feasting
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Make sure you cook the turkey to the proper internal temperature. Experts suggest cooking the stuffing in a separate pan instead of inside the turkey. If you must stuff your turkey, it's essential that the stuffing reach the right temperature to kill bacteria.
If you're serving buffet style, use warming dishes or ice to keep foods hot or cold.
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