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Posts tagged bacterial growth

November 25, 2013

 

Glass mason jars are displayed next to garden vegetables in preparations for canning season.

Food Preservation

Canning is the best way to keep your favorite foods bacteria-free.

August 14, 2007

 

Jarred tomatoes on table

Food Preservation

What makes canning last longer than refrigeration? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

May 2, 2007

 

A bullet travels through a yellow bar of soap.

Bacteria A Must: The Downside Of Antibacterial Soaps

It may come as a shock to learn that some skin based bacteria is actually good for you. You might want to rethink all that hand cleansing.

September 27, 2003

 

Holdover from the Icebox Days

Back when most folks relied on an icebox to cool food, a block of ice was a precious commodity.If you put hot food in the icebox the ice might melt, and by the time the ice truck came through the neighborhood again all your food may have spoiled.

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