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Back when I first found half gallon jars I wrote the company and asked and was told "the only thing we have tested in these is grape and apple juice" and they did not recommend them for other uses.  At the time (back in the 1980s) only a few LARGE Amish families canned in that kind of quantity, and they were even phasing it out as the canning companies started discouraging their use for that. I  love their roomy size though, and use them for dry stuff also with an oxy absorber.  I do have an old canning book giving directions for converting processing times for half gallons, but it was pretty complicated, so I wouldn't use them except in direst emergency for wet canning, any more than I would use the even older canning book that I have (as a curiosity) giving boiling water bath times for meats & vegetables (YIKES!)   Far better to be safe.  

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I have an old book too that all the canning is WB.  So not safe on so many levels. :shakinghead:

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