PorkFun food facts

  • Sure, some pigs like to roll around in the mud — you might, too, if you had no sweat glands and needed to stay cool. With 1,200 pork producers across Ontario, pork producers provide over 85,000 lbs of bacon annually. There’s a good chance you’ve even seen a pig in the mud, and now you know why.
  • If you want to feel great and have energy to be active, try to eat some protein every day. Pork is an excellent source of protein.

Brain teaser

Pork belongs to which food group from Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide?

  1. farm animals and alternatives
  2. meat and alternatives
  3. milk and alternatives

Answer: b

And just for fun, here’s a joke...

Q: Is it okay to tell a pig your secrets?
A: No, because pigs are squealers!

Eat it up!

Pizza pork chops

Suggest this to your parents for a lip-smacking good dinner idea. Before cooking your Ontario pork chop, slather on some pizza sauce, and add any toppings you like, such as sliced Ontario mushrooms, Ontario peppers or Ontario onions. Sprinkle with grated Ontario mozzarella cheese. Bake as usual and enjoy!