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Backcountry Kitchen The Backcountry Kitchen forum is for the discussion of food and cooking gear related topics for backpacking trips (e.g. menus, recipes, stoves, fuel...).


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Old 03-31-2014, 12:11 PM
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Dehydrating and Food Poisoning

Are there problems with food poisoning when dehydrating food?

I doubt there are, if following good guidelines.

I told an acquaintance I might be getting a dehydrator, and she said "Aren't you worried about food poisoning?" From the look on her face, it was clear she was not the least bit interested in my answer.

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Old 03-31-2014, 09:24 PM
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It depends on what you're dehydrating. Dried fruit is fine without refrigeration for a Loooooong ti NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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We have dehydrated food every year. (No way we could eat everything from our garden before it went NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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+1 to Richwad's comments.

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Old 04-14-2014, 07:32 PM
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+2. Food handling is far more concerning. Passing a bag of jerky or trail mix around the fire is a c NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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I've been enjoying my home-dehydrated foods for several decades now. I will offer my $ 0.02 to thos NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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