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Question:

Shell eggs that will be served immediately (not hot-held) should be cooked to what minimum temperature?

A 145°F (63°C) for 15 seconds
Explaination

Explanation: Shell eggs are eggs that are still in the shell as distinguished from dried or powdered eggs. There are 2 different cooking time/temperature requirements for shell eggs.If the shell eggs will be served immediately they only need to be cooked to 145°F for 15 seconds.But if the shell eggs will be hot-held for service they should be cooked to 155°F for 17 seconds.Other foods that should be cooked to 145°F (63°C) for 15 seconds: Seafood — including fish, shellfish, and crustaceans Steaks/chops of pork, beef, veal, and lamb Commercially raised game Shell eggs that will be served immediately