Canning Tuna

Asked October 13, 2019, 12:38 PM EDT

My tuna got canned at 8#'s instead of 12#'s, is it still safe??? 140 minutes!!

Oregon food safety home food preservation

1 Response

Your tuna would not be safe canned at 8# pressure. If it was canned within 24 hours you could reprocess it at 12# for 100 minutes. If it was longer than that I would not recommend consuming it. You risk botulism poisoning.

Please go to the OSU Food Preservation website:
http:/extension.oregonstate.edu/fch/food-preservation and down PNW 194 Canning Seafood. It will give you instructions for properly disposing of under processed foods.,

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Nellie Oehler