The USDA said its Food Safety and Inspection Service found that cooking pork to a temperature of 145 degrees and letting it rest for three minutes is just as safe as cooking it to a higher temperature. The change means that a cut of pork may still look pink when it reaches 145 degrees and that, says the USDA, is OK. 24 мая 2011 г.



Is it safe to eat pork at 145?

The USDA recommends that pork be cooked to an internal temperature of 145 degrees Fahrenheit. The federal agency says it is lowering the recommended safe cooking temperature for whole cuts of pork from 160 degrees to 145 degrees and adding a 3-minute rest time.

Is it OK to see pink in pork?

Pink is fine as long and the meat has reached a safe temperature for pork, rare can cause problems. Pork safety starts with cooking the meat to 145°F as measured by a food thermometer placed in the thickest part of the meat, then allowing it to rest at least three minutes before eating.

Does pork look a little pink when cooked?

The pink color doesn’t mean that the meat is undercooked. In fact, when pork is cooked to the recommended internal temperature of 145 degrees Fahrenheit, it’s normal to see pink in the center. In fact, even when the pork is well done, it might still retain a hint of pink.

At what temperature is pork no longer pink?

The USDA now lists 145 F as its recommended safe minimum cooking temperature for fresh pork. 1 This cooks pork to medium as opposed to well-done. A pork loin cooked to 145 F might look a little bit pink in the middle, but that’s perfectly all right.

Is it normal for pork to be pink in the center?

In fact, when pork is cooked to the recommended internal temperature of 145 degrees Fahrenheit, it’s normal to see pink in the center. In fact, even when the pork is well done, it might still retain a hint of pink.

Can pork tenderloin be pink and still be safe to eat?

Can pork tenderloin be pink and still be safe to eat? As luck would have it, there’s no need to panic in this scenario. As long as the meat has reached an internal temperature of 145 degrees Fahrenheit, it will still be safe to eat.

What color is pork cooked to 160 degrees?

Color-wise, the slogan worked because pork cooked to 160 degrees is a pale, languid white-gray color. In contrast, pork cooked to 145 degrees remains decidedly pink.

How to tell if pork is fully cooked?

First, there’s “persistent pink” color when high pH pork stays pink even after cooked to a high temperature, the pink color can even become more pronounced after the pork is sliced and thus exposed to air. Second, there’s “return to redness” or “color reversion” where well-cooked and vacuum-packed pork returns…