GCC host canner gauge testing
September 24, 2020
By CHARITY SMITH
IRONWOOD - Locals interested in canning foods got some assistance making sure their equipment was operating properly as Gogebic Community College hosted a pair of drive-thru events on Friday and Monday to allow those interested in pressure canning to have their gauges tested to make sure they are reading properly.
Food that is not pressurized correctly can lead to many food-borne illnesses, such as botulism.
The college worked in conjunction with the Michigan State University and University of Wisconsin extension offices, which were unable to provi...