Aquaculture Topic of Interview with Camire

Mary Ellen Camire, president of the Institute of Food Technologists and professor of food science and human nutrition at the University of Maine, spoke about sustainable aquaculture research during an interview with

Camire says food science is a blended field with many disciplines, and that it will take a team approach to figure out how to feed approximately 9 billion people on the planet in 2050. Land-based aquaculture is a promising field, she says, as it’s local and safe. She’s working with researchers at the University of Maine Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research in Franklin, Maine. They’ll soon be asking consumers to taste test uni, the edible part of sea urchins farmed at CCAR.