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How can I tell if pickles are spoiled?


Here are some signs of spoilage in pickles:

 

  • spurting liquid
  • mold
  • foul odor
  • mushiness
  • slipperiness
  • bulging lid
  • loss of seal

 

If any of these signs are present, discard pickles immediately.
 

 

 

Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009

 

 


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