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WSU Extension offering canner testing


September 19, 2018

A pressure canner is a very important piece of equipment when it comes to home food preservation. Making sure it is working properly is a precaution that should be taken seriously. If the dial gauge on your pressure canner does not register correctly, you could be jeopardizing the safety of the food you just canned. So, to avoid any issues with the proper function of your pressure canner, you need to have it checked.

The Klickitat County WSU Extension office offers testing of your pressure canner gauges and inspection of the seals and safety plugs! The fee is $5.

There are two types of pressure canners-weighted gauge and dial gauge. The difference is that the weighted gauge rocks or jigg...

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