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Thread: Glass Jars

  1. #1
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    Sep 2011

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    I heard that mason jars have BPA on their lids.

    Which is the best glass, BPA-free, jar for food storage?

  2. #2
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    Jun 2012
    United States
    BPA free canning jar lids

    TATTLER Reusable Canning Lids

  3. #3
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    Nov 2010
    As long as your food isn't touching the lid, BPA isn't getting into your food.
    There are also Wreck Jars, which are all glass. They are expensive and can be a pain to use.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Newark, Delaware USA
    You can also buy plastic reusable lids if you are just storing or freezing in mason jars.

    Jarden #1440036010 Ball Plastic Canning Jar Cap,Set of 8: Home & Kitchen

  5. #5
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    Mar 2012
    Wet Coast of Canada
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    Don't forget that even BPA free plastics have a different chemical composition. Just because we don't know what the effects are yet, doesn't mean there won't be any. I know we can't eliminate all plastic from contact with food, but it's a good idea to be conscious of it and avoid it as much as possible. Least that is my opinion... and yes, the food doesn't come in contact with the lids when canning...
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