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  Pork Checkoff - Pork Racing
Season-round, America's pork producers from around the country join championship ARCA driver Frank Kimmel at the track to show their support for the team.
The Pork Producers have been a lot of fun to have at the race tracks throughout the season and their continued support of our race team means so much to everyone involved.
Whereas racing is one of the fastest growing sports for family entertainment, reaching millions of people of all ages every weekend and racing fans are the most loyal of any sport, we are fortunate to be affiliated with the teams that are so much respected by their peers of the sport and fans.
www.porkracing.com   (319 words)

  Pork - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pork is the most widely eaten meat in the world: about 38 percent of daily meat protein intake worldwide is from pork.
Pork ribs are taken from the pigs' ribs and the meat surrounding the bones.
Pork is particularly common as an ingredient of sausages.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pork   (819 words)

 Pork barrel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pork barrel, in a literal sense, is a barrel in which pork is kept, but figuratively is a supply of money; often the source of one's livelihood.
In politics, a pork barrel (or pork barrel politics) is a derogatory term describing government spending that is intended to benefit constituents of a politician in return for their political support, either in the form of campaign contributions or votes.
One of the earliest examples of pork barrel politics in the United States was the Bonus Bill of 1817, which was introduced by John C. Calhoun to construct highways linking the East and South of the United States to its Western frontier using the earnings bonus from the Second Bank of the United States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pork_barrel   (620 words)

 Pork Scratchings Encyclopedia Articles @ StardustMemories.com (Stardust Memories)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In fact, the fat content of pork rinds is similar to that of potato chips, and the amount of sodium in a serving of pork rinds is nearly 5 times of that within a serving of potato chips.
Pork scratchings or pork cracklings is the British term for pork rind eaten cold as a snack.
It would seem that Pork Scratchings were very much a food of the working classes which have their origin in the 1800s when it was produced as part of the tradition of families keeping their own pig at home and feeding it up for slaughter.
www.stardustmemories.com /encyclopedia/Pork_scratchings   (1490 words)

 Pork - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Pork from the haunch of the pig or piglet and then cured is called ham.
Pork is particularly common as an ingredient of sausage.
The relevance of the pork taboo for archaeologists is that the teeth of cooked pigs are highly resilient to biodegradation.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/p/o/r/Pork.html   (923 words)

 Pork is a Political, not a Developmental, Tool
Pork barrel, or simply, pork, refers to appropriations and favors obtained by a representative for his or her district.
Pork allocations have grown over the years-they were only P12.5 million per representative when pork barrel was reinstituted in 1990-as congressional leaders wangled bigger and bigger amounts from the executive.
The pork appropriation that a government hospital gets is stipulated as a "subsidy for indigent patients in the district" of a congressman, and cannot be used for other purposes, including the purchase of medicine or equipment that nearly all government hospitals need badly.
www.pcij.org /stories/2004/pork.html   (2519 words)

 Pork Roast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Pork roasts are large cuts of meat from the loin, leg, shoulder, or tenderloin.
The pork tenderloin is a completely boneless strip of muscle and is considered the leanest and most tender pork roast; it is also the most expensive.
Avoid pork roasts that have a brown or greenish tinge or that are slimy or have an odor.
www.kroger.com /hn/Food_Guide/Pork_Roast.htm   (718 words)

 Citizens Against Government Waste: pigbookintro
A "pork" project is a line-item in an appropriations bill that designates tax dollars for a specific purpose in circumvention of established budgetary procedures.
The top three increases in pork from fiscal 2004 to fiscal 2005 were: Homeland Security from $423 million to $1.72 billion (306 percent); Energy and Water from $714 million to $1.88 billion (163 percent); and Labor/HHS from $943 million to $1.7 billion (80 percent).
However, the number of pork projects increased by 10 percent, from 2,039 in fiscal 2004 to 2,243 in fiscal 2005.
www.cagw.org /site/PageServer?pagename=reports_pigbook2005   (8254 words)

 Pork tapeworm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Taenia solium, also called the pork tapeworm, is a cyclophyllid cestode in the family Taeniidae.
Because pigs are intermediate hosts of the parasite, completion of the life cycle occurs in regions where humans live in close contact with pigs and eat undercooked pork.
Taeniasis and cysticercosis are very rare in Muslim and predominantly Judaic countries, as these cultures both place restrictions upon the consumption of pork.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Taenia_solium   (630 words)

 Cookbook:Pork - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
Pork is the meat from hogs, or domestic swine.
Pork must be adequately cooked to eliminate disease-causing parasites and bacteria that may be present.
Today's pork can be enjoyed when cooked to a medium internal temperature of 160 °F or a well-done internal temperature of 170 °F. Some other foodborne micro-organisms that can be found in pork, as well as other meats and poultry, are Escherichia coli, Salmonella, Staphylococcus aureus and Listeria monocytogenes.
en.wikibooks.org /wiki/Cookbook:Pork   (395 words)

 Pork - Glossary - Hormel Foods
Pork should be stored in conditions that do not allow the meat to be exposed to temperatures ranging between 40°F and 140°F, which is the danger zone for bacterial growth.
Raw pork should be stored in the refrigerator at 40°F or lower and should be used within three to five days of the "sell by" date on the package or it should be frozen.
Pork is a nutrient dense food, meaning that its nutrient level is high in proportion to its calorie content.
www.hormel.com /kitchen/glossary.asp?id=33803&catitemid=   (1066 words)

 Pork Chops   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Pork chops are serving-sized pieces of meat, often containing a small piece of bone.
Pork has been a staple worldwide, particularly in China, where farmers raised small pigs along with the family inside their huts.
Since the 1950s, pork producers have improved breeding and feeding practices, so that today pork is 50% leaner than it was 40 years ago.
www.kroger.com /hn/food_guide/pork_chops.htm   (737 words)

Roast pork in middle of oven 35 to 40 minutes, or until a meat thermometer inserted in center registers 160 degrees.
Transfer pork to a cutting board and with a knife held at a 45 degree angle cut meat across grain into thin slices.
Saute in pan with pork until pork is browned on both sides.
therecipeexchange.com /_wsn/page7.html   (4181 words)

 Pork   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Pork can be used in a number of relatively inexpensive recipes.
Pork roast must be cooked until fairly well done, but not until absolutely dry as some older cookbooks recommend.
Rather than cooking pork to 170 or 180 as used to be recommended, 160 is plenty of margin and leaves the roast much more moist and tasty.
wywahoos.org /wahoos/cookbook/pork.htm   (1059 words)

 Cooking Meat: Frying pork chops
If you are over age 30, you have probably been taught that pork must be cooked to at least 170 degrees in order to be safe to eat.
Pork is now considered to be safe to eat at 160 degrees.
When you fry pork chops it is difficult to assess when the chop is done.
en.allexperts.com /q/Cooking-Meat-750/Frying-pork-chops.htm   (497 words)

 Pork Ribs Recipes and Cooking
Pork ribs have been prime, succulent barbecue fare since barbecue was invented, probably somewhere in the West Indies and possibly drawing on African roots.
To barbecue pork ribs by the braise/grill method, braise ribs first for one hour in water or sauce, then rub them with spices or coat with sauce and place on the grill 4 inches (10cm) from the heat source and cook long enough to brown them well.
To barbecue by the slow-grill method, place pork ribs, outer rib side down, over indirect heat (move coals aside or lower gas flame), cover, and cook for 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until ribs are tender.
www.evitamins.com /healthnotes.asp?ContentID=3620007   (797 words)

 BBC - Food - Back to basics - Pork
Belly of pork is a lower-cost cut of meat, due to the relatively high traces of fat in it.
The collar of pork is used for a number of different cuts such as spare ribs, chops, boneless steaks, diced pork and mince.
Roast loin of pork with crispy crackling and cider gravy by Jo' Pratt
www.bbc.co.uk /food/back_to_basics/pork.shtml   (694 words)

 The Heartland Institute - Nearly 14,000 Pork Projects in Federal Budget this Year - by Chris Edwards
Pork is only one type of waste in the budget, but it undermines efforts to restrain federal spending in general.
In the past, the Kings of Pork were mainly Democrats, such as Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia and former Reps. Tom Bevill of Alabama and Jamie Whitten of Mississippi.
Pork spending might be brought under control with greater budget transparency.
www.heartland.org /Article.cfm?artId=17834   (1081 words)

In a study of 16 nations with readily available statistics for consumption of pork, beef, alcohol, and fat, Dr.Amin Nanji and Dr. Samuel French found a CORRELATION between eating pork and the incidence of cirrhosis of the liver- an even higher incidence when both pork and alcohol were consumed.
Cirrhosis of the liver is one of the 10 leading causes of death in the U.S. risk factor is a health behavior or personal characteristic that has been associated with a particular disease.
The safest and surest guard against Trichinosis is not thorough cooking of pork but complete abstinence from pork consumption as prescribed by the Koran.
www.thirdeyeasia.org /pork.htm   (810 words)

 Pork Roast
The pork tenderloin is a completely boneless strip of muscle and is considered the leanest and most tender pork roast; it is also the most expensive.
Pork picnic arm is a fatty, bony cut, and is often barbecued.
Avoid pork roasts that have a brown or greenish tinge or that are slimy or have an odor.
www.publix.com /wellness/notes/Display.do?id=Food_Guide&childId=Pork_Roast   (648 words)

When the pork reaches 160 degrees, take it out and let it rest on the counter for 7 to 10 minutes, covered, before you slice it.
Grill pork chops, covered, over medium heat for 10 to 15 minutes on each side or until juices run clear, and a meat thermoneter reads 160 degrees.
Brush the peaches with the sauce, and grill, turning the peaches and pork once or twice and brushing with more sauce until the peaches are softened and tinged with gold and the pork is no longer pink in the center, two to four minutes.
www.anniescyns-recipes.com /Pork.html   (2329 words)

 Pork Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
To marinate a pork loin, simply add 4 tbsp olive oil, 1 tbsp vinegar and 2 cloves crushed garlic to the loin.
The boned meat may be cut into cubes for grilled or broiled kabobs, or may be chopped for ground pork or sausage.
The remainder of the belly yields bacon or salt pork.
www.onecook.com /reference/pork.htm   (272 words)

 National Pork Board - Environment
The National Pork Board through Pork Checkoff funds is dedicated to providing information to U.S. pork producers regarding odor and air quality issues.
The Pork Checkoff annually funds research to address odor and air quality and to evaluate new technologies that reduce odor and emissions from pork operations.
Pork producers will possibly have to adopt and implement technologies and changes in production design, which minimize the concentration of pollutants in emissions from production facilities.
www.porkboard.org /environment/Information/airQuality.asp   (881 words)

Sprinkle both sides of the pork chops with the onion and garlic salt.
Rub the pork chops on both sides with the mustard and lemon/pepper salt.
Coat the pork chops with the crumb mixture, dip in the egg mixture and again in the crumb mixture.
www.recipe-lovers.com /pork.htm   (4015 words)

 Kurobuta Pork - Chops, Ribs and Roasts - Pork Recipes - Buy Online at Lobel's
Unlike commercial, or “white” pork, Kurobuta pork is visibly different in two important ways: The color of Kurobuta pork is darker and richer and the meat is well-marbled, a unique characteristic.
Also, known as Japanese fl hog, the breed has thrived in Japan as Kurobuta pork, a name that is synonymous for a unique dining experience.
According to the ABA, Berkshire pork is well documented for its superior quality in tests conducted over the past decade.
lobels.com /store/main/pork.asp   (437 words)

 Amuse Bouche: Pork   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Once the grill was ready and the oven heated, the asparagus went in to the oven and the pork went on the grill.
After everything else was plated the pork had rested and I carved it on a slight angle into 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick slices.
We weren't sure how much meat we would finally get off of them and two of the people like their pork cooked to the gov't standard of 160 F while the rest of us are happy with 140 F so all were pleased with the outcome.
countingsheep.typepad.com /amuse_bouche/pork   (5209 words)

Pork is available as chops, roasts, spareribs, ham, bacon, Canadian bacon (low-fat bacon resembling ham), or sausage.
Fresh pork should have a pink to pinkish-gray color (pork tenderloin is deep red), with creamy white fat.
Pork ribs are usually baked in the oven for 1 1/2 hours (basted with barbecue sauce) and finished by grilling 2 minutes on each side.
www.gianteagle.com /healthnotes/Food_Guide/Pork.htm   (1237 words)

 Novel food information on: Omega-3 enhanced pork and products derived therefrom
The meat of the notified pork is enhanced in ALA by the intentional addition of ALA rich sources to pig feed rations.
This pork meat is expected to provide a significant source of ALA in the diet of all segments of the population, when a reasonable daily intake amount is considered (100g).
It should be noted that conventional pork meat may also possess higher levels of ALA from time to time, but the content may not be reliable enough to support a "source" claim.
www.hc-sc.gc.ca /fn-an/gmf-agm/appro/dd109_v3_e.html   (1178 words)

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