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Pressure Canners: Use and Care

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Pressure canners and cookers are made of materials strong enough to withstand pressure. Aluminum, either cast or heavy-gauge sheet, is most common. In hard-water areas the inside of an aluminum canner will darken but this does not impair its usefulness. Stainless steel is sometimes used for cookers and for canner lids, a special type of enameled…

Twelve Dine With Death In Grafton Farm Home

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Just Plain Poison!

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The Home Safety Review is published biannually by the National Safety Council, Inc.

Don't Blow Your Top!

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The Home Safety Review is published biannually by the National Safety Council, Inc.

Jarred!

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The National Safety Council recommends the clothing shown at right for anyone planning to use the oven canning method.

Beware of Block Busters!

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The Home Safety Review is published biannually by the National Safety Council, Inc.

Jars of Beans Explode in a Pressure Canner

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Why a Canning Jar Lid Will Come Unsealed

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The Case of the Oven Door Shrapnel

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Food Protection Training Manual

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The New York City Department of Health and Mental
Hygiene has the jurisdiction to regulate all matters affecting health in the city and to perform all those
functions and operations that relate to the health of the people of the city.

Close up of Broken Glass Jar in Oven

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Broken Jar in Oven

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Broken Glass Jar with Lid

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Mold Plates

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Soviet Mayones Jar 250 ml

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Mold Plate

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Broken Mason Jar

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Moldy Jelly

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Inverted Jelly Jars

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CDC Public Health Image Library (PHIL) Image 14896

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Depicted here, are four unlabeled metal cans containing unknown foods. The labels had been removed in order to remove any identifying data. However, it is important to note that three of the four cans were dented, which should raise concern for consumers as to the safety of the contents, and whether these foods should be eaten.

CDC Public Health Image Library (PHIL) Image 15010

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Depicted here, are five cans of foods including tomato paste, blackeye peas, corn, and green beans. However, it is important to note that some of the cans were dented, which should raise concern for consumers as to the safety of the contents, and whether these foods should be eaten.

CDC Public Health Image Library (PHIL) Image 3355

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These were jars of contaminated Jalapeño peppers involved in an outbreak of botulism in Pontiac, Michigan, April, 1977.

CDC Public Health Image Library (PFIL) Image 2107

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This illustration depicts a photomicrographic view of a gentian violet-stained culture specimen revealing the presence of numerous Gram-positive Clostridium botulinum, formerly known as Bacillus botulinus bacteria, and bacterial endospores.

Boys' and Girls' 4-H Club Work under the Smith-Lever Act 1914-1924

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Four-H club work was organized by the extension forces to teach young people agriculture and to obtain their help and cooperation in farm and home improvement. The large enrollment of boys and girls and the very large percentage completing their projects are especially gratifying.

The results accomplished by these boys and girls lead me to…