State University Extension
Food Safely - 01600945
Before reuse, wash empty jars in hot water with
and rinse well by hand, or wash in a dishwasher.
detergents may cause unnatural flavors and colors.
washing methods do not sterilize jars. Scale or hard-
films on jars are easily removed by soaking jars
hours in a solution containing 1 cup of vinegar (5
acidity) per gallon of water.
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