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Americans are eating more cheese than ever

Aug 26, 2016
Then why is the government buying surplus of the dairy staple? The global market is saturated.
Lenny Zimmel puts Colby cheese curds into forms to make 40 pounds blocks of cheese at the Widmer's Cheese Cellars on June 27, 2016 in Theresa, Wisconsin. In 2015, Americans were consuming over 34 pounds of cheese per capita.
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What does Brexit have to do with cheese and whisky?

Jun 27, 2016
Dozens of British specialty-food products could lose their special protected status
A barman lifts a bottle of Scotch whisky from a shelf in the Deoch An Dorus pub in the Partick area of Glasgow.
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Kraft recalls 6.5 million boxes of macaroni and cheese

Mar 18, 2015
Consumers found metal pieces in the packages of classic comfort food.

SubTropolis? Yeah, it's pretty underground

Feb 25, 2015
The largest industrial park in the world is in an unlikely place.

There's no such thing as nacho cheese

Jan 30, 2015
Serving it on game day? Remember this: Nacho cheese is whatever you want it to be.

My Money Story: Frugality and cheese

Jan 9, 2015
Listener Amelia Rosenman tells her story of inheriting frugality and eating cheese

Kraft takes artificial preservatives out of its singles

Feb 11, 2014
And your grilled cheese sandwich will never be the same

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Velveeta shortage?!?

Jan 8, 2014
Bloomberg's Venessa Wong talks about how supplies of the famous cheese are melting away just before the nation's busiest dip season.

California cheese creates a problem for California dairies

Sep 24, 2013
California's pricing system for milk gives cheese makers the lowest price for milk -- a holdover from the Depression era, when making cheese was a way to use up surplus milk. But now cheese makers are dairies' biggest customers, and still get the low price.

What's the world's most stolen food?

Apr 2, 2013
It's especially a hot commodity in Europe.