Originally Posted by Podge
I think this rule is clear to me, and nothing wrong with it as far as i'm concerned. Cooked meat to me, is at a temperature that is safe to consume as-is (may not be tender, but safe).. cooked pork as per the USDA is 145. This is what I will use as the definition of cooked.
when does this new rule take effect?
Jan 2014. I asked Jeff on Facebook and you can remove the mm when at temp you want and return rest to pit to finish. Then can sauce mm later and put back on. Jut don't let it go below 140 while holding. He said perfectly legal.