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If liquid is lost from a jar during processing, should the jar be opened to add more liquid?

 
Do not open canning jars to add liquid that is lost during processing. The loss of liquid will not cause spoilage. If the jar has not sealed or is opened it will need to be reprocessed.                

 

 

Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia
 

 

 

 

Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009

 

 


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