Christeena Haynes, MS, RD, LD, former Nutrition and Health Education Specialist, Dallas County, University of Missouri Extension
Many people have questions about the storage of canned goods and since February is Canned Food Month, now is a good time to address some of the most common questions.
You want to start with a good quality product. If you are purchasing canned goods, choose those that are not rusted, dented, scratched or bulging. Home-canned foods should only be made using research-tested procedures, equipment and recipes from sources such as USDA or University of Missouri Extension…
To learn more about safely storing canned foods, see the full version of this article at http://missourifamilies.org/features/foodsafetyarticles/fdsfty86.htm