What temputure should u cook a pork tenderlion too?

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  • 8 years ago
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    The new recommendation is 145 degrees internal temperature. It used to be 160.

    According to the NY times:

    <That could be pork’s new slogan after the United States Department of Agriculture on Tuesday said it was lowering its safe cooking temperature to 145 degrees, from the longtime standard of 160. The new recommendation is in line with what many cookbook authors and chefs have been saying for years. >

    According to the USDA website:

    Safe Cooking

    <For safety, the USDA recommends cooking ground pork patties and ground pork mixtures such as meat loaf to 160 °F. Cook all raw pork steaks, chops, and roasts to a minimum internal temperature of 145 °F as measured with a food thermometer before removing meat from the heat source. For safety and quality, allow meat to rest for at least three minutes before carving or consuming. For reasons of personal preference, consumers may choose to cook meat to higher temperatures.>

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  • 8 years ago

    I would cook it until 160 f from the middle and the centre of the loin. Do not let the thermometer touch the bottom or you will get an inaccurate reading. The meat keeps cooking after it has been taken out of the oven so if you cook it too long it will dry out. Rest for 10 min and the meat will be very juicy. It will be hot still but you could cover it with foil if you desire.

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  • 8 years ago

    165 degrees Fahrenheit.

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    8 years ago

    165 degrees,still juicy til you cut it DON'T let it rest for 5 minutes.

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  • 8 years ago

    Well done you have to cook the pork all the way. if u cook it half way you could get sick.

    All types of pork MUST be cooked all the way.

    All types of beef can be cook any way.

    Source(s): Cooking for 8 Years
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