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Where can I buy low-acid canned tomato products?

For several months I have been looking for low-acid tomato canned products. I read someplace that you can buy these items, but there was no source given. Have you heard of this?

Dr. Gourmet Says...

A bowl of tomato sauce surrounded by ripe red tomatoes

At this time there is no low-acid tomato sauce on the market that I am aware of. I do know that some companies have explored this but in my research I have not found any that have put this on the market yet. We have a Low Acid Tomato Sauce recipe on the Dr. Gourmet web site to help you.

Thanks for writing,

Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP
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