Consumers have one more way to know they making a healthy choice the next time they serve pork tenderloin! The American Heart Association (AHA) recently certified pork tenderloin as a extra-lean, heart-healthy food with its iconic Heart-Check mark. Click here for more information.
Pork lovers rejoice!
Cooking pork will never be the same thanks to new USDA cooking temperature guidelines announced May 24, 2011.
According to the new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) guidelines, pork chops, roasts and tenderloins can be safely cooked to medium rare at a final internal cooked temperature of 145 degrees Fahrenheit as measured by a food thermometer, followed by a three-minute rest time.
To help you prepare your next juicy, flavorful and tender pork chop, roast or tenderloin use this helpful cooking chart for reference.
For more information about this exciting news, including recipes, videos and helpful cooking tips, visit www.pork.org/cooking.