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Comeback Kids: Consider Bardwell Farm Finds a New Whey Following Recall

Photo via Nothing strikes ice-cold fear into the hearts of dairy manufacturers quite like the L-word—we’re talking Listeria monocytogenes. An independent cheesemaker’s worst nightmare erupted in late September 2019 for Consider Bardwell Farm, when a routine inspection of the Vermont-based farm’s processing facilities yielded a positive test for listeria in a wheel of the […]

In Queso You Missed It April 21st

Here’s what you might have missed this week in cheese news! Our April 21st edition of In Queso You Missed It.

Ask the Monger: What is Listeria?

Here’s what you need to know about Listeria, a large group of bacteria that’s sometimes found in soil, animal bedding, and areas on farms.

The Truth About Raw-Milk Cheese

Got questions about raw-milk curds? We explain the process and protocols cheesemakers follow and examine listeria contamination in cheese