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Canning -- Tomatoes

A consumer has three quart jars of canned tomatoes that were processed for 45 minutes that did not seal. Does she need to reprocess them?

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She would need to reprocess for the entire length of time recommended in So Easy to Preserve. She would also need to reprocess within 24 hours.

PREPARED BY: Angela M. Fraser, Ph.D., Associate Professor/Food Safety Specialist, NC State University in July 2004

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