Cheese http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/30116/all en British accountant is big cheese in France http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/british-accountant-big-cheese-france <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Halfway up a mountain in the south of France with the sun beating down and only a herd of goats for company, Briton Matt Feroze's real life as a government accountant in London felt light years away.</p> <p>A Francophile who had already spent time in the south learning French, little did he know that his month-long working holiday would set him on the path to a whole new potential career and the honour of being the first foreigner to be crowned France's top cheesemonger.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/british-accountant-big-cheese-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cheese Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends Matt Feroze Technology AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 03:45:59 +0000 5745972 at http://www.globalpost.com Cheesed off protesters slam US mimolette blockade http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130413/cheesed-protesters-slam-us-mimolette-blockade <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Around 40 protesters took to the streets of New York on Saturday to demonstrate against a US ban on mimolette that has angered lovers of the distinctive French cheese.</p> <p>Since March, several hundred pounds of the bright orange cheese have been held up by US customs because of a warning by the Food and Drug Administration that it contained microscopic cheese mites.</p> <p>The mites are a critical part of the process to produce mimolette, giving it its distinctive grayish crust.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130413/cheesed-protesters-slam-us-mimolette-blockade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cheese Cheese mite Insects as food AFP Sun, 14 Apr 2013 00:46:46 +0000 5815078 at http://www.globalpost.com Europe cheese firms hope time is ripe for China http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130421/europe-cheese-firms-hope-time-ripe-china <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>China has already become Bordeaux's largest export client after a recent wine boom -- now European cheese producers are hoping Chinese consumers will indulge in a slice of fromage with their glass of red.</p> <p>Leading cheese makers from Europe gathered in Hong Kong from Thursday for the city's International Cheese Festival, with 120 high-quality products on show and masterclasses from experts, including how to match cheese and wine.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130421/europe-cheese-firms-hope-time-ripe-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cheese Food and drink Goat cheese AFP Sun, 21 Apr 2013 09:45:18 +0000 5821450 at http://www.globalpost.com Modern day 'monk' keeps Benedictine Parmesan recipe alive http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130616/modern-day-monk-keeps-benedictine-parmesan-recipe-alive <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Antonio Malpeli gazes proudly at the towering rounds of Parmesan in his small factory and declares one thing sure: the medieval monk recipe used to make this Italian delicacy will never change.</p> <p>Malpeli, who boasts arms worthy of a boxer after three decades of stirring immense vats of frothing milk, wears modern rubber overalls and boots but describes himself as a 'descendent' of the Benedictine monks behind the cheese.</p> <p>"The monks discovered the cheese while looking for a way to conserve milk. The method was then passed down through the centuries," the 47-year-old said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130616/modern-day-monk-keeps-benedictine-parmesan-recipe-alive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cheese Food and drink Parmesan Parmigiano-Reggiano Social Issues AFP Sun, 16 Jun 2013 09:30:47 +0000 5857902 at http://www.globalpost.com US cheese lovers battle to save mite-ridden mimolette http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130725/us-cheese-lovers-battle-save-mite-ridden-mimolette <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>In the Washington suburb of Arlington, cheese shop owner Jill Erber is leading an almost desperate crusade to convince US authorities not to ban one of her products over a tiny thing like mites.</p> <p>The sign behind the counter at Cheesetique, Erber's store and wine bar where more than 200 kinds of cheese are on offer, says it all: "Save the mimolette."</p> <p>In just a few weeks, "we probably won't be able to get mimolette from our distributors any longer," Erber told AFP.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130725/us-cheese-lovers-battle-save-mite-ridden-mimolette" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cheese Insects as food Jill Erber Mimolette AFP Thu, 25 Jul 2013 06:02:18 +0000 5893130 at http://www.globalpost.com B.C. cheese farm owner distraught over E. coli death linked to raw milk product http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130919/bc-health-official-confirms-e-coli-laced-cheese-caused-perso <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>KAMLOOPS, B.C. - The co-owner of a small artisan cheese farm tearfully apologized Thursday for contamination that has been linked to the death of one customer and the illnesses of 11 others.</p> <p>Kathy Wikkerink said the family business is desperately trying to figure out how E. coli contaminated raw cheese produced at Gort's Gouda Cheese farm in Salmon Arm, B.C.</p> <p>"We are so sorry and we are trying to get to the source of the E. coli, but we don't know the source and we don't know what happened," Wikkerink said, sobbing.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130919/bc-health-official-confirms-e-coli-laced-cheese-caused-perso" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cheese Disaster Food and drink Milk Technology The Canadian Press Thu, 19 Sep 2013 18:01:22 +0000 5939061 at http://www.globalpost.com Saskatchewan man latest to fall ill from E. coli tainted cheese from B.C. http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130920/saskatchewan-man-latest-fall-ill-e-coli-tainted-cheese-bc <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>REGINA - Health officials in Saskatchewan say they've identified an E. coli case linked to contaminated raw cheese products produced in British Columbian.</p> <p>There are few details, but the province says the case involves a man from northwest Saskatchewan.</p> <p>The case is connected to contaminated cheese produced at Gort's Gouda Cheese, a small artisan cheese farm in Salmon Arm, B.C.</p> <p>The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has recalled 14 raw milk cheese products sold online, at the farm and elsewhere in B.C. and Alberta between May 27 to Sept. 14.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130920/saskatchewan-man-latest-fall-ill-e-coli-tainted-cheese-bc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cheese Disaster The Canadian Press Fri, 20 Sep 2013 19:47:09 +0000 5940203 at http://www.globalpost.com Award-winning Ontario cheese maker says Europe trade deal may reap rewards http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131103/award-winning-ontario-cheese-maker-says-europe-trade-deal-ma <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LANCASTER, Ont. - As they've crossed the country for the past two weeks plugging the Canada-Europe free trade pact, Conservative cabinet ministers have posed with an Ontario tool maker, a Saskatchewan grocer and a British Columbia cattleman, to name a few.</p> <p>But they can't quite land Margaret Peters. Not yet, anyway.</p> <p>"Most people are still apprehensive about what the outcome could be," said Peters, an award-winning artisan cheese maker from just outside Lancaster, Ont., an hour's drive southeast of Ottawa.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131103/award-winning-ontario-cheese-maker-says-europe-trade-deal-ma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cheese Feta Food and drink Margaret Peters The Canadian Press Sun, 03 Nov 2013 20:30:48 +0000 5978923 at http://www.globalpost.com Gay Lea Foods signs deal to buy Ontario cheesemaker Salerno Dairy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140203/gay-lea-foods-signs-deal-buy-ontario-cheesemaker-salerno-dai <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TORONTO - Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Ltd, said Monday it has signed a deal to buy Salerno Dairy, a family-owned company that makes Italian cheese.</p> <p>Financial terms of the deal for the Ontario-based company, which also imports products from Italy, were not immediately available.</p> <p>Salerno has its main plant in Hamilton, as well as a warehouse and distribution centre in Montreal and a manufacturing plant in Hannon, Ont.</p> <p>The company's brands include Salerno and Gos and Gris.</p> <p>It employs a total of 185 people,</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140203/gay-lea-foods-signs-deal-buy-ontario-cheesemaker-salerno-dai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cheese Gay Lea Social Issues The Canadian Press Mon, 03 Feb 2014 15:46:41 +0000 6060160 at http://www.globalpost.com Delaware company recalls 16 cheese varieties after death, illnesses in newborns http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140224/delaware-company-recalls-16-cheese-varieties-after-death-ill <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON - A Delaware company has recalled 16 varieties of cheese after some of the cheeses were linked to a death in California and illnesses in newborns.</p> <p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the cheeses produced by Roos Foods of Kenton, Del., are linked to a listeria outbreak. The recalled products are the company's Mexicana, Amigo, Santa Rosa De Lima and Anita brands.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140224/delaware-company-recalls-16-cheese-varieties-after-death-ill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cheese Infant The Canadian Press Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:47:14 +0000 6079461 at http://www.globalpost.com Europe makes a stink about cheese names, seeks to prevent use outside of EU http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140311/europe-wants-its-parmesan-back-seeks-prevent-us-other-countr <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON - Errico Auricchio produced cheese with his family in Italy until he brought his trade to the United States more than 30 years ago. Now, the European Union is saying his cheese isn't authentic enough to carry a European name.</p> <p>As part of trade talks, the EU wants to ban the use of names like Parmesan, feta and Gorgonzola on cheese made in the United States. The argument is that the American-made cheeses are shadows of the original European varieties and cut into sales and identity of the European cheeses.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140311/europe-wants-its-parmesan-back-seeks-prevent-us-other-countr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cheese Feta Food and drink The Canadian Press Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:48:43 +0000 6092895 at http://www.globalpost.com Russia probes cheese factory after workers photographed bathing in milk http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140404/russia-probes-cheese-factory-after-workers-photographed-bathing-milk <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Russia on Friday launched a criminal investigation into breaches of hygiene at a cheese factory after footage of bare-chested workers bathing in vats of milk went viral on the Internet.</p> <p>The Investigative Committee announced it was probing the factory in the Siberian city of Omsk for producing food that could cause harm to health after photographs of grinning workers bathing in foaming milk horrified Russians.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140404/russia-probes-cheese-factory-after-workers-photographed-bathing-milk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cheese Technology AFP Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:22:15 +0000 6113192 at http://www.globalpost.com Cheese world in tizzy over FDA interpretation on rule; ramifications feared http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140610/cheese-world-tizzy-over-fda-interpretation-rule-ramification <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, N.Y. - Aging cheese on wood boards is a common practice among artisan cheesemakers at home and overseas. Now, some in the industry are worried regulators may crack down on the practice.</p> <p>In recent communication to the New York regulators, the Food and Drug Administration noted that wood shelves and boards cannot be adequately cleaned and sanitized, and as such, do not conform to a particular regulation regarding plant equipment and utensils.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140610/cheese-world-tizzy-over-fda-interpretation-rule-ramification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Artisan cheese Cheese Food and drink The Canadian Press Tue, 10 Jun 2014 22:40:39 +0000 6172471 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. FDA moves to dampen fears it will ban cheese aged on wood http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140610/us-fda-moves-dampen-fears-it-will-ban-cheese-aged-wood <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Toni Clarke and Krista Hughes</p> <p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration moved on Tuesday to tamp down fears among artisanal cheesemakers that it was poised to ban the practice of aging cheese on wooden boards.</p> <p>The agency said it did not have a new policy banning wooden shelves in cheese-making, adding there was no requirement in recent food safety regulations requiring the agency to address the issue.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140610/us-fda-moves-dampen-fears-it-will-ban-cheese-aged-wood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cheese Dairy farming Food and drink U.S. Food and Drug Administration Thomson Reuters Tue, 10 Jun 2014 23:50:27 +0000 6172506 at http://www.globalpost.com Mondelez to separate cheese & grocery business in Europe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140711/mondelez-separate-cheese-grocery-business-europe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Devika Krishna Kumar</p> <p>(Reuters) - Mondelez International Inc, maker of Cadbury chocolate and Oreo cookies, said it would create a "stand-alone" European cheese and grocery business to focus on its fast-growing snacks business, including biscuits, gum and candy.</p> <p>Mondelez shares were up 1.3 percent at $38.49 in afternoon trading on the Nasdaq.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140711/mondelez-separate-cheese-grocery-business-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cheese Grocery store Mondelez International Inc Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:35:09 +0000 6202813 at http://www.globalpost.com