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Buyer Beware when shopping online for canning supplies

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) – A pandemic trend has more people canning their own fruits and vegetables, and it also means you may need to search a little harder to find supplies.

Betty Kuhn is now sharing her story to help others avoid becoming a scam victim.

She was in a jam searching for canning supplies, and found a website called masonofficial.com, where it had the American flag, logos, and even a warning to watch out for fraudulent websites, claiming they were selling the official products.

“I’ve been canning for years and years and years, and depending on the American products, and these I’m afraid are not American,” said Kuhn. “You can look and see that there are flaws in the lids, the little seal part is not even all the way around.”

After comparing them to her brand name lids, she contacted Action 2 News to warn others.

“This is a box I got that had wide mouth rings and lids. I just feel like a food for falling for these, this,”…

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