pink pork sausage
Trichinosis is very rare in the U.S.
BTW, trichinosis is killed at 137 F. And at 137 F, pork is medium/meduum rare and is still pink.
Restaurants now often serve Pork loin and pork tenderloinsmedium (moist, juicy and pink in the center).
There has been a tradition of overcooking pork (until it is dry) in the U.S. because of trichinosis concerns.
Probably. From the CDC website; "Infection was once very common; however, infection is now relatively rare. From 1991-1996, an annual average of 38 cases per year were reported. The number of cases has decreased because of legislation prohibiting the feeding of raw meat garbage to hogs, commercial and home freezing of pork, and the public awareness of the danger of eating raw or undercooked pork products. Cases are less commonly associated with pork products and more often associated with eating raw or undercooked wild game meats."