October is National Pork Month
October 26, 2023
Known as "the other white meat," pork got a bad rap for decades. Cook it until it's completely done and it's dry as a bone. Leave it a bit pink in the middle and you'll die of food poisoning. It has too much fat and it's bad for you.
Whatever. A lot has changed in the past 10 years or so.
America's pig farmers have worked closely with their teams of pig health professionals reviewing and researching what pigs eat and how they are raised and bred to develop leaner, higher quality pork foods that people continue to prefer, according to the National Pork Board. Because of this dedication to qu...