Know Your Pork

What is the Know Your Pork campaign?

KYP is an educational campaign to help develop a Jamaican pork industry that is http://gastronomica-me.com/priority/chto-delat-esli-2-vindi.html что делать если 2 винды sustainable.

Why did we launch this?

Whether deserved or not, pork has traditionally received a bad rap in Jamaica. Labelled by many as unhealthy, unclean and even an unrighteous meat, many Jamaicans have chosen not to partake in what is often referred to as the “sweetest meat".

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This cycle has created an unsustainable pork industry that continues to affect our local farmers and bleed the economy year after year.

Know Your Pork

What is the Know Your Pork campaign?

KYP is an educational campaign to help develop a Jamaican pork industry that is http://samara-mss.ru samara-mss.ru sustainable.

Why did we launch this?

Whether deserved or not, pork has traditionally received a bad rap in Jamaica. Labelled by many as unhealthy, unclean and even an unrighteous meat, many Jamaicans have chosen not to partake in what is often referred to as the “sweetest meat".

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Frequently Asked Questions

 
1Should I avoid pork because it's fatty? I've heard all pork is high in fat.
NO: Pork tenderloin compares similarly to skinless chicken breast in fat content. A 3-ounce cooked serving of pork tenderloin has 120 calories and 3 grams of total fat, 1 gram of saturated fat and 52 grams of cholesterol. A 3-ounce skinless chicken breast has 139 calories, 3 grams of total fat, 0.9 grams of saturated fat and 73 milligrams of cholesterol. Cuts of pork with the most healthful nutrition profiles include pork chops, pork loin roasts, Canadian bacon and pork tenderloin.
2Does pork contain significant amounts of vitamins or minerals?
http://actumedecine.com/advice/sitemap147.html схема меств сапсане москва санкт петербург YES: Pork is considered an excellent source of the B vitamins thiamin, niacin, riboflavin and vitamin B-6, as well as protein and phosphorus, and is a good source of zinc and potassium. Pork also contains iron, and for women of child-bearing age, it is sometimes difficult to meet requirements.
3Does pork have to be cooked at very high temperatures to be safe?
http://ibuka.be/events/skolko-natsiy-v-dagestane-i-kakie.html сколько наций в дагестане и какие NO: Because pork is leaner than it was 15 years ago - on average 16 percent lower in fat and 27 percent lower in saturated fat - it is easy to overcook. Most cuts need to be cooked to 145 degrees, followed by a 3-minute rest time. Ground pork, like other ground meat, needs to be cooked to 160 degrees. Using a simple meat thermometer is the best way to prevent over- or undercooked meat.
4Should pork always be cooked well done?
продам отличный автомобиль NO: This isn't necessary when you buy good quality meat, from a reliable source. To ensure your safety, make sure you buy certified meat and #KnowYourPork.
5Is pork difficult to cook?
NO: Preparing pork is quick and easy, and very versatile. You can substitute it for many other meats in your favourite meals, and most lean cuts need just 4 minutes in a frying pan.
6Is it true pork has worms in it?
NO: Despite rumours about pork produced overseas, our CERTIFIED SAFE pork does not and has never contained worms in the muscle flesh. So overcooking pork is not required.
7Is it true that eating pork is relatively new, and that it isn't consumed around the world?
NO: Pork is one of the most widely consumed meats, accounting for about 38% of meat production worldwide, with Europe leading China in per capita consumption. The pig is one of the oldest forms of livestock, with reports that domestication occurred as early as 5,000 B.C.