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Food Preservation

Program Contact: Jennifer Fees, WSU Consumer Food Safety Advisor
(509) 477-2199 •

Call 509-477-2199 to contact an educator who can answer your questions about food safety and food preservation.

Statewide Helpline

When the Spokane County educator is unavailable, contact (509) 735-3551 or


Pressure Gauge Testing

If you rely on a pressure gauge for canning, it is important to have your pressure gauge tested for accuracy each year.

Please complete and bring the following forms prior to coming in for your gauge check: Gauge Check Forms

We can test pressure gauges on all pressure canner models but All American.


Canning and Preservation Publications

Recipes in these sources have been carefully tested in university laboratories. Recipes prepared as described and processed as recommended produce food that is safe and of highest possible quality.



Other Resources:

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