Tag: European Union

On the Politics of Wine and Cheese

GETTY IMAGES WHAT makes cheese, cheese? Or more specifically, what defines camembert? If you ask the general assembly of camembert de normandie professionals — yes, a certified assembly of cheese professionals — it’s unreservedly raw milk. And it’s this particular fact that caused the recent great Camembert Crisis; a...

Tornos News | Media: Uncertified Cypriot cheese factories can still export halloumi

Cyprus’ famed “white gold” halloumi cheese that doesn’t melt when grilled, making it so popular, can be sold outside the country by factories that still haven’t been certified for its production. That was reported by Philenews which noted the cheese as the EU’s Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) to...