the highest grade of lard, made from leaf fat
High-grade lard made from leaf fat.
- The internal fat of a pig, separated in leaves or masses from the kidneys, etc.
- (US standard of identity) White lard made from fresh, clean, sound leaf (abdominal) fat of swine, reasonably free of blood, free of foreign odors and tastes, and having not more than set maxima of potassium hydroxide, peroxide, moisture, volatile matter, and insoluble impurities.
The standard of identity is from the Code of Federal Regulations, title 9, section 317.8(b)(18) and 319.702.