Reprocessing tuna

Asked September 22, 2019, 5:43 PM EDT

Yesterday, my daughter canned tuna. She thought she was setting the timer for 100 min., When actually it was 60 min. They all sealed, but am worried. Can she reprocess for a 100 min? Know sounds stupid, but what a waste.

Linn County Oregon food safety home food preservation

1 Response

In order to get the quickest response, I recommend you talk to our hotline experts. The toll-free hotline (800-354-7319) is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (July 15th - October 18th). Extension certified Master Food Preserver volunteers from Lane and Douglas counties take the calls, and can help you problem solve any canning issues.

Oregon State University Extension Service offers this food preservation and safety hotline every year during the peak canning season. The hotline is available for queries on proper canning techniques, safe recipes to follow, and the locations for pressure canner gauge testing in your area.

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