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New numbers for pork,F.Y.I.

Serial GrillerSerial Griller Posts: 1,186
edited 5:16PM in EggHead Forum
There probably weren't many who followed the old guidlines for pork doneness, but I'm sure there were people who were hesitant to cook any pork under 160' internal. I read in the paper that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has adjusted the guidelines for cooking pork.Their new target internal temps for pork CHOPS, PORK STEAKS, AND TENDERLOINS IS 145'followed by a 3 minute rest time.Previous guidines called for 160'
For ground pork..it's still 160'
Just passing this along for those interested.Use your best judgement.What does this mean...Way better pork :)

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