This article is from the Food Preserving FAQ, by Eric Decker firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
If a larger jar or an irregularly shaped jar was used, and the food was
processed less than 24 hours previously, it may be reprocessed, with new lids,
in smaller jars.
If more than 24 hours have passed, the food should be discarded.
Prepared by Mary A. Keith, Foods and Nutrition, September, 1991
Revised by M. Susan Brewer, Foods and Nutrition, June, 1992