|Contribution||Book on preservation of meat and vegetables by heating to boiling temperature in sealed bottles.|
|Notes||An example of preventing microbial decomposition without knowledge of micro-organisms, and the forerunner of the canning industry. At the time of the Spontaneous Generation quarrel, canning had been used for 50 years, and Pasteur referred to it in his writings. As Dubos wrote: Pasteur demonstrated what housewives knew. Metal cans, including the tin-plated variety were introduced in the 1920s.|
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