Re: Stop doing that
- From: David Scheidt <dscheidt@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2011 17:26:32 +0000 (UTC)
Joe Thompson <spam+@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
:On 2011-12-03, abuse@xxxxxxxxx <abuse@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
:> (ISTR a scandalous rumour about crap american cheese being 80%
:> "cheese mass" imported from .cn)
:I don't know about that, but I do know that virtually all pre-
:"sliced" cheese sold here is labeled as "processed cheese food". As
:some comedian or other said, "Does it worry anyone else that they
:actually feel it necessary to label it as 'food'?" What I've read on
:how PCF is made is about as horrifying as you'd expect. -- Joe
: As it happens, I just saw a documentary on how cheese is made the
: other day -- I think it was an episode of "How It's Made". Cheese
: sold in individual slices isn't actually sliced from a block -- it's
: poured in thin sheets, runs over a cold roller that solidifies it,
: and the sheet is then cut into squares and each square is wrapped
: and stacked.
It was invented by the Swiss. I think that's important, somehow.
And much of this stuff is no longer labeled as 'pasteurized process
cheese food', which has a particular legal definition. It's labelled
as 'word salad containing cheese but not anything meaningful', because
it's not good enough to be called 'pasteurized process cheese food'.
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