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Old 08-05-2009, 04:47 PM   #1
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Hey My DC Buddies!

I have a question for you. I had canned some tomatoes in '06. Put them in a cool dry, etc.etc. Well last year we moved to Texas and my tomatoes somehow ended up packed and in a storage unit for all of last year. Mind you, we had a hot one last year while we were there and I'm sure the unit was above 100 many days.
The question, Do you think they're still safe to use? I have always lived by the saying, "when in doubt, throw it out." (better than taking a chance on getting sick)
The seal is still good, they look fine but...
Thoughts? Opinions?


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Old 08-05-2009, 05:47 PM   #2
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Considering you canned them in 06,the move,temperature change.I'd toss it out.
Just to be on the safe side.At least you still have the jars :)


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Old 08-05-2009, 05:58 PM   #3
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it's now 09 and you had your eyes off them for a year or more. say goodbye for safety's sake.
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