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What is Lilly lime?

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Lilly is the name of a pharmaceutical company that used to make food-grade lime. The company is no longer in business. If you see recipes stating you need to use Lilly lime, you can simply substitute pickling lime.

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

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