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Warning Signs Your Canned Foods are No Longer Safe


Follow these guidelines and keep your family safe as you stock up for the future. 

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If your can is bloated, don't chance it—throw it out! This indicates the build up of toxic gases inside the can, possibly from the interaction between the metal and the food. Even if the can is only slightly bulging, it's a bad sign, no matter what the expiration date is.

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