As interest in home canning and other preservation methods continues to grow, UGA Extension is here to offer information you can trust to make your food preservation efforts safe and successful.

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UGA-affiliated sites

Food Safety and Preservation Family and Consumer Sciences' Extension information related to food safety and preservation.

National Center for Food Preservation Your source for current research-based recommendations for most methods of home food preservation.

Impact Statements: Food Preservation Descriptions of Extension efforts to improve knowledge and practices in this area.

UGA Department of Food Science and Technology Learn more about the food science and technology department at the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences Learn more about the College of Family and Consumer Sciences at UGA.

We're Here To Help Contact your local UGA Extension office to find out how our team of county agents can assist you.
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  • Safer Fruit Avoid illness by cleaning melons before slicing them and refrigerating any leftovers. Published: 06/14/18
  • Time to Can Check lids, jars and canning racks before it's time to can your produce. Published: 06/13/18
  • Canning Tips Food not processed at the recommended pressure poses serious safety concerns that can lead to illness and even death. Published: 03/13/18
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