FDA: Mimolette a mite risky

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Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

Boston-area cheese aficionados may have to bid adieu to Mimolette, an aged French cheese with a bright orange rind, as the Food and Drug Administration has put the tastes-like-Gouda treat on the firing line recently for unacceptable levels of “cheese mites.”

Expert quote:

“I couldn’t find a lot about what the FDA’s reasoning for this is: what exactly prompted it or what the problem is from a food-safety perspective.”

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