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Why Add Lemon Juice to Tomatoes and Salsa Before Canning? - FN1396

Why Add Lemon Juice to Tomatoes and Salsa Before Canning? FN-1396
 
Why Add Lemon Juice to Tomatoes and Salsa Before Canning? FN-1396
You may have heard that adding lemon juice, citric acid or another acid to tomatoes before canning is important, but maybe you are not sure why. It’s all about pH.

Julie Garden-Robinson, Ph.D., R.D., L.R.D., Food and Nutrition Specialist
Kari Houge, R.D., Program Assistant (former)
Ronald Smith, Ph.D., Horticulture Specialist

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