• Boiling during home canning won't prevent botulism poisoning

    3 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    People across the country are gearing up for home canning in efforts to preserve summer flavors for year-round enjoyment.
    Consequently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now reminding the public that knowing how to can safely is essential to preventing the growth of dangerous bacteria.
    “Home canning is a great way to preserve your garden goodies. But beware: if it's done the wrong way, the vegetables you worked so hard for could become contaminated by a germ that causes botulism, a serious illness that can affect your nerves, paralyze you, and even cause death,” warns the...
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