People ask me all the time, “Why do you can?” I say there are so many reasons to can your own food. One reason is your health: BPA, a chemical found in plastics and food packaging, has made headlines in the past few years as it has been linked to heart disease, diabetes, breast and prostate cancers and reproductive abnormalities. Many of us changed our water bottles due to BPA concerns. A new study from Consumer Reports suggests we might want to check our pantries, too.
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This is why I can. I want to know what’s in the jar and what’s around my food.