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What is Morton's Tender Quick Salt?

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It is a curing salt containing sodium nitrite. If it's not available locally, it can be ordered from Cumberland General Store, #1 Highway 68, Crossville, TN 38555, 1-800-334-4640. The price as of August, 2004 is $6.15 for a 2-lb. bag, not including shipping.

PREPARED BY: Angela M. Fraser, Ph.D., Associate Professor/Food Safety Specialist, and Carolyn J. Lackey, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N., Professor/Food and Nutrition Specialist, North Carolina State University (August 2004)

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