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Are the old glass top jars with metal bails safe to use?


Jars with wire bails and glass caps make attractive storage containers for dry foods, but don't use them for canning. One-piece zinc, porcelain-lined caps are also no longer recommended.         

 

 

Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia
 

 

 

 

Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009

 

 

 


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