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The National Center for Home Food Processing and Preservation project team is doing its best to provide users with accurate information. However, neither this project team, The University of Georgia nor the USDA are responsible for any information which may be incorrect . It is particularly advisable to check with the original author or a local expert when seeking advice or interpretation of regulations and other legal materials.

It is our intention that the specific contents of this website may be printed and copied for not-for-profit personal and educational use. If extracts from this website are posted to other sites, the responsibility for accuracy and updating of the information becomes that of the site which adopts the information. In addition, if information from this website is extracted for use, credit is to be given to the author of the original document along with a statement to the effect that the information came from the National Center for Home Food Preservation website.

The use of trade, firm, or corporation names in this website and links to information on outside, commercial websites is for the educational information and convenience of the reader. Such use does not constitute an official endorsement or approval from the United States Department of Agriculture, The University of Georgia, or this project team of any product or service to the exclusion of others that may be suitable.


Website Accessibility Statement

The National Center for Home Food Preservation is committed to making all of its information on this site available to all extension agents, consumers, professionals, educators, and employees of the Center. The Web site for the Center is constantly being evaluated to meet the requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0. The University of Georgia's text transcoder service may be utilized to provide a text-only version of the Web site to accommodate individuals with visual impairments. This site is designed to be compatible with most current browsers (minimum browser recommendation: Netscape 3.0, Internet Explorer 4.0, Opera 5.0, and Amaya 3.0). Note: Possible issues with the formatting of tabular data may occur in text-only browsers (i.e. Lynx).

Some information on this site requires the use of plugins. Real Player is required to view the So Easy to Preserve video clips. A free version of this plugin can be downloaded from the Real Web site. Slide shows on the site are in Microsoft PowerPoint format. A free PowerPoint viewer can be downloaded at the Microsoft Web site. Macromedia Flash Player is required to view the Basics of Food Preservation tutorial series. This free plugin can be downloaded from the Macromedia Web site. Also, Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view the publications which are in the PDF format. This free plugin can be downloaded from the Adobe Web site. Adobe also offers a Web-based service which can convert many PDF files to html or text. The Center also attempts to provide content of multimedia files in an alternate html or text file when necessary.

If you have questions or comments about this site or need to request information in an alternative format (for disabilities), please contact the Website Administrator at nchfp@uga.edu.