University of Maine researchers are seeking Maine residents at least 18 years old to answer questions and watch a short video about safe fermentation practices of pickles, according to a news release from the UMaine extension office in Orono.

Jacob Rich is the study’s principal investigator. The UMaine graduate student in food science and human nutrition works under the direction of Mary Ellen Camire, professor in the School of Food and Agriculture. The Maine Food and Agriculture Center is sponsoring the research.
The 25-minute research survey is online at

For more information, contact Rich at [email protected] or 781-475-3862.