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Pressure Canner Dial Gauges Tested
Dial gauges should be checked every year to insure they are reading correctly (weighted gauge canners do not have to be checked). Call (360) 482-2934 for more information.
Food Safety Resources
The USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning, 2015 revision is available in its entirety, as a free PDF (196 pages, as 8 downloadable files) or can be ordered as a publication for a charge from Purdue University.
Need to check on a food recall? FDA Food Recalls
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WSU Extension Consumer Food Safety
National Center for Home Food Preservation
Seasonal Food Preservation & Safety Resources
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