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The sad end of the Camembert wars

Melanie Wong | Mar 3, 201804:27 PM

This feels like last rites for real Camembert.

" . . . Last week’s compromise might bring the conflict to an end, but it is a stunning victory for Lactalis.

All of the pasteurised cheese will be brought back within the appellation, and there will be a new category of “Veritable Camembert de Normandie” for raw milk cheese.

As such, it institutionalised the existing legal obfuscation. Camembert is now a cheese of the multinationals."

The sad end of the Camembert wars is nigh as cheese crisis hits

Decisions made by the French government last week mean that the best Camembert should now be considered an endangered species.
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