cheese http://iowapublicradio.org en Cheese Makers: FDA's Comments About Wooden Boards No Gouda http://iowapublicradio.org/post/cheese-makers-fdas-comments-about-wooden-boards-no-gouda <p>Earlier this week, <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/06/12/321239442/has-the-fda-brought-on-a-cheese-apocalypse-probably-not" target="_blank">there was confusion about whether or not the FDA </a>would ban the practice of aging cheese on wooden boards. Cheesemakers were outraged at the claim that aging cheese on wood could be unsafe due to the bacteria that could grow on the porous wood.</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:25:24 +0000 Ben Stanton & Lindsey Moon 42162 at http://iowapublicradio.org Cheese Makers: FDA's Comments About Wooden Boards No Gouda Cheese and Culture http://iowapublicradio.org/post/cheese-and-culture <p>There are hundreds of different kinds of cheese and an infinite number of delicious ways to consume them. Today, Charity speaks with the author of &ldquo;Cheese and Culture,&rdquo; Paul Kindstedt (Chelsea Green Publishing), a history of cheese and its place in western civilization. We&rsquo;ll also talk about the growing number of cheese producers in Iowa and why we&rsquo;re likely to see more. Other guests are C.J. Bienert, owner of The Cheese Shop in Des Moines and Lois Reichert of Reichert&#39;s Dairy Air in Knoxville.</p> Wed, 09 May 2012 16:32:44 +0000 Charity Nebbe 1256 at http://iowapublicradio.org Cheese and Culture