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Is it safe to use the food in a jar that has come unsealed during storage?

 
It is not safe to use the food in a jar that has come unsealed during storage. Loss of seal is a sign of spoilage. Discard the food. Never taste home canned foods when jar has become unsealed.       
 

 

Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009

 

 


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