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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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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.

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.


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  • Canning Precautions Canning Precautions A recent death in Washington state was attributed to botulism, a toxin that is a byproduct of the heat-resistant spores of a bacterium called Clostridium botulinum that likely originated from a home-canned food. Published: 05/27/22
  • 2022 Flavor of Georgia Winners 2022 Flavor of Georgia Winners Hart Dairy won the grand prize at the 2022 Flavor of Georgia food contest. Published: 04/22/22
  • Reducing Food Waste Reducing Food Waste Angelos Deltsidis researches what happens after the harvest. Published: 01/26/22
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