How can I tell if the pork in the store is wholesome and of superior quality?

Look for cuts with a relatively small amount of fat on the outside and with protein that is firm and a grayish-pink color. For optimal flavor and tenderness, fresh pork should have a small amount of marbling, meaning white streaks of fat within the  muscle.
 
Be sure packages are cool to the touch and haven't been punctured.
 
Source(s):
Ehow.com "How to Select Meat"
Clemson University "Safe Handling of Pork"

 
 

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