Owner of Wisconsin cheese company charged with wiping moldy cheese clean and re-selling it
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Dairy has always been a gamble. In the hands of Ralph Kramden-like get-rich-quick schemers, dairy is nothing short of terrifying. Four half-assed Illinois- and Wisconsin-based dairy sellers have been charged with selling more than 100,000 pounds of spoiled Mexican cheese.
Yes, it really is as gross as it sounds. The suspects would get their hands on some moldy milk blocks and simply “clean” off the yucky stuff. Believe it or not, these folks aren’t honest people: They lied to FDA authorities about the quality of their product with fake documents.
This led to the crew being charged for conspiracy to violate the Food, Drug, And Cosmetic Act. Or as us laymen refer to it, the Not Eating Moldy Cheese Act.