This disposable thermometers as its name
suggested is meant to be used for a single use only. It is one of the
most recent developments in the retail food market for thermometers used
to indicate food temperatures. There are currently several brands
available in the retail market and they are designed for different range
of temperatures. You should use the correct thermometers for the food
temperature which they are intended. Always check the package for
directions to ensure that the temperature desired is consistent with the
recommended internal cooking temperature types.
Special temperature-sensitive materials are
used to produce these disposable thermometers' sensors. It will change
colors when the food reaches the proper temperature and they are
designed to be used only once. These disposable thermometers cannot be
left in a food while cooking and should be used near the end of the
estimated cooking time.
In order to prevent overcooking, check the
temperature before the food is expected to finish cooking. If the
desired temperature has not been reached, they can be reinserted until
the temperature is reached. Disposable thermometers are made from
materials approved by the FDA for the contact with food.