Why are they called Ground pork?
Ground pork is a combination of lean meat and fat from any part of a pig. It can be ground finely or coarsely, and like ground beef, depending on the amount of fat in it, it can be regular, lean, extra lean, etc. … You can grind your own from any pork shoulder cut.
Being high in protein and rich in many vitamins and minerals, lean pork can be an excellent addition to a healthy diet.