Why does cheese mold?

Answer Finding mold growth on a package of cheese you just opened a week earlier can be disheartening. Mold attaches to any number of foods, but cheese is a common victim.PropertiesCheese provides mold wi... Read More »

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Does feta cheese mold?

According to Triple "A" Cheese, a feta manufacturer located in Mississauga, Ontario Canada, feta can mold like any other cheese after a certain amount of time. The company suggests that, though mos... Read More »

How does mold grow on cheese?

Mold is a fungus that can grow on many surfaces, including foods. There are more than 100,000 types of molds--some are considered harmless and beneficial to cultivate certain cheeses, such as bleu ... Read More »

Why does blue cheese have mold in it?

Mold is responsible for the "blue" in blue cheese as well as its distinguished robust, pungent flavor. While many people are put off by its visual appearance, blue cheese lovers will swear that the... Read More »

Which grows mold, white cheese or yellow cheese?

Both yellow and white cheese grow mold. Certain types of white cheese, such as Gorgonzola and Roquefort, are hard cheeses that are supposed to have mold. Soft cheeses, like cheddar and mozzarella,... Read More »