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7:01 am
Sat July 20, 2013

Home Canning Hobby Leads to Near-Fatal Medical Emergency

Mike O’Connell
Austin Jenkins

Home canning is regaining popularity as part of the local food movement. If done right, families can enjoy home grown fruits, vegetables and even meat all through the winter. But if done wrong, it can be devastating, if not deadly.

A lawyer for the state of Washington recently learned that lesson the hard way.

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