Discussion in 'Free Thoughts' started by Beer w/Straw, Nov 2, 2017.
Forgive my ignorance, but isn't cheese a form of mold?
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Well, I'm all for mold anyway.
Natural anti-bacterial agent. Thus, cheese could can save lives!
1] Cheese isn't a form of mold, but it does contain mold. That's what turns the milk product into cheese.
2] Molds are not universally bad. We tend to think of them as bad because, for the most part we like our food fresh, but it's just a convention that molds are seen as bad. Anything that doesn't make us sick is fair game for the eating. Even monkey brains and insects.
Yeah, I may have misunderstood the info I read at the Tillamook Cheese Factory.
Penicillin was found in a mold. I'm a fan of not getting lockjaw.
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