Last week, the world of artisan cheesemaking sounded some serious alarm over a stance that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had seemingly adopted that would disallow the centuries-old practice of aging cheese on wooden shelving. In the aftermath, FDA apparently backed off from its position. But that’s not stopping
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If headlines over the past 48 hours have been any indication, the world of artisanal cheesemaking has narrowly dodged a huge setback for the centuries-old practice of aging cheese on wooden shelves — at least for now. “Cheese World Fears Crackdown on Wood Boards,” stated one headline, while another asked,
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