This article is from the Food Preserving FAQ, by Eric Decker firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
All-American Canners are made by:
Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry Co.
P.O. Box 246, 838 S. 16th St.
Manitowoc, WI 54220
All-American pressure canner; Burpee Seed
Nutrition Science News online
Some sources for FCC(Food Chemical Codex) and USP(United States Pharmacopoeia)
chemicals: [ Thank you Derace Fridel ]
One last quote:
"And here, without secrecy anywhere or of any kind, are some recipes which
seem to have outlived the nineteenth century, our Golden Age of Pickling.
Like most family jewels, they are called Sarah's This and Maggie's That, and
in one way or another all of these people were witches, so I have carefully
tested their brews, and often, to prove them honest... There are shades of
exotic and ethnic backgrounds in them, but basically they are still living
proofs of the passionate romance between Midwestern housewives and the Mason
jar, which filled shelves with gleaming beautiful vessels of cooked fruits
and vegetables, all dirt cheap in season and as rare as toad gems in the long
winters fed on potatoes, cabbages, and parsnips..."
--MFK Fisher, With Bold Knife and Fork (1968)