How do you cook fresh pork?
Pork should be refrigerated at 40 °F if it will be used within 3 to 5 days. Otherwise, freeze at 0°F. Cook ground pork patties and ground pork mixtures to 160°F. Whole pork muscle should be cooked to 160°F (medium) or 170°F (well done).
Shannon Crosby, Dietetic Intern,
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009