Storing Canned Food Item Number: storing-canned-food
Home-canned food should be stored in a cool dark place between 50-70 degrees F. Storing in temperatures that are higher can lower the quality of the food.
Look for these SIGNS OF SPOILAGE after opening any home-canned food:
Any home-canned foods that display any of these signs of spoilage should be discarded immediately.
*Reference's: The Complete Guide to Home Canning (U.S. Dept. of Agriculture)
For further literature on home-canning, read the USDA's "The Complete Guide to Home Canning" or "Ball's Blue Book".