Does anyone know where to purchase dented canned goods such as soups, pasta meals, dog food, etc. by the truckload? I need these types of items for distributing to my various businesses nationally.
By Tom C. from Pottstown, PA
You could try this directory: andersonscountrymarket.net
Hope this helps.
Not a good idea. I work for the schools and if things are dented we can not serve it. It can cause one to get very sick. (08/31/2009)
By wacky camper
Dented cans leave openings for bacteria and other not so good things to get in and spoil the food. It is a very bad idea to buy or sell these items. Please think again. (08/31/2009)
Dented cans of foods can be an excellent source of Botulism and/or Salmonella. I never purchase a dented-can item when shopping. med.umich.edu
I hope you have plenty of insurance. (09/02/2009)
And for those concerned about using dented cans,
"We have been told for years that eating from dented cans is unsafe and should be avoided at all costs. Unfortunately, this is a common misconception that has lead to safe food being discarded and money and food being wasted. It is true that some dented cans are unsafe, but a majority of dented cans are completely safe to eat. Knowing how to tell ..."
Food service has to be overly careful because of lawsuits and because they are often feeding the immune-compromised (elderly, children). (09/03/2009)
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