Adding acid to home-canned tomato products is essential

Tomato plants are beginning to yield, and with the new crop comes a new activity–home canning. Whether you’re canning whole tomatoes, homemade ketchup, pasta sauce or anything in between, adding acid to canned tomato products is a must, according to University of Wisconsin-Extension food safety specialist Barbara Ingham.

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Keeping canned tomatoes safe and tasty

Contact: Barbara Ingham, (608)263-7383 or bhingham@wisc.edu Tomato plants are beginning to yield, and with the new crop comes a new activity: home canning. But whether canning whole tomatoes, homemade ketchup, pasta sauce or anything in between, adding acid to canned tomato products is a must, according to University of Wisconsin-Extension food safety specialist Barbara Ingham. […]

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Late blight confirmed in five Wisconsin counties

Contact: Amanda Gevens, 608-890-3072, gevens@wisc.edu As of July 23, 2010, we have confirmed late blight in five Wisconsin counties said Amanda Gevens, University of Wisconsin-Extension plant pathologist. The first reports of late blight in Wisconsin came on July 14 on potato in Marquette County and tomato in Waukesha County. Gevens noted, “Environmental conditions immediately following […]

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Late blight confirmed in Wisconsin – podcast

Amanda Gevens Assistant Professor Extension Plant Pathologist in Potatoes & Vegetables University of Wisconsin Department of Plant Pathology 1630 Linden Dr., Rm. 689 Madison, WI 53706-1598 608-890-3072gevens@wisc.eduhttp://www.plantpath.wisc.edu/wivegdis/ Time – 3:05 minutes 0:14 – Late blight confirmed in Wisconsin 0:38 – What’s likely to happen next? 1:01 – Review of the characteristics of late blight 1:38 […]

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