Is this the next McRib? McDonald's is selling a new pork item

Following in the footsteps of its fast-food rivals, McDonald's is turning to the other white meat for a new menu offering.

The chain created a new pulled pork sandwich, according to a Twitter post from a local McDonald's that operates in Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan.

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The sandwich joins another pork offering that has been incredibly successful for McDonald's: the McRib.

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It is unclear just how many restaurants will sell the new offering. McDonald's was not immediately available for comment.

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Rivals have already jumped on the pulled pork bandwagon recently. Wendy's went whole hog on the meat last year with a trio of of limited-time offerings: a BBQ pulled pork sandwich, a BBQ pulled pork cheeseburger and some BBQ pulled pork cheese fries. Meanwhile, Burger King currently sells a pulled pork sandwich with onions and pickles on a hoagie bun.

Food news site Brand Eating notes the sandwich sells for two for $5 or for $5 as part of a combo meal with fries and a drink.

To full more about the sandwich from Brand Eating, click here.