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America’s cheese glut is really getting out of hand

Melanie Wong | Oct 17, 201612:11 AM    

"...This cheese surplus has caused prices to collapse, which is great news for cheese lovers. But it's been disastrous for dairy producers and farmers, whose incomes have dropped 35 percent over the past two years. To help ease the pain, the US Department of Agriculture offered this week to buy up $20 million worth of cheddar cheese and distribute it to food banks. This is the second such purchase in three months..."

America’s cheese glut is really getting out of hand

America has 1.2 billion pounds of surplus cheese — and we probably can’t eat it all.

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