Put a Lid on BPA

July 16th, 2010

You may think that canning your own food in glass jars means you’re totally safe from BPA exposure. Nope.

Umbra at Grist has written about BPA in the lining of mason jar lids.

I would have never suspected it, but I guess BPA really is everywhere. If you want your canning to be totally BPA free, then go with some other lid options discussed in Umbra’s column: BPA-free canning lids from Lehman’s or glass lids from Weck.

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