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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 0F. Cook ground pork patties and ground pork mixtures to 160F. Whole pork muscle should be cooked to 160F (medium) or 170F (well done).




Shannon Crosby, Dietetic Intern, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services







Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009



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