These Mites Give Cheese Its Flavor

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In May 2013, a shipment of around 1.5 tons of seemingly normal cheese was refused entry into the United States. And while looks wise there was nothing suspicious, according to the Food and Drug Administration, this shipment of cheese had a problem: mites.

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