WCMA Notes: The Coming Cheddapalooza

Spurred by media inquiries, Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association reached out to cheese manufacturers to discuss softness in production of American type cheeses and cheddar cheese, particularly, in 2022. Current reduced production stands in sharp contrast to a coming tidal wave of new cheddar, Colby and jack capacity best described as Cheddapalooza.

Paris Brothers Inc. of Kansas City Recalls Assorted Cheese Products

June 2, 2022 FDA

Paris Brothers, Inc., of Kansas City, Missouri is recalling several specific cheese products listed because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria.

Debate On Making Colby Wisconsin’s Official Cheese Continues

January 19, 2022 NBC 26 Green Bay

Senate Bill 371 would make Colby Wisconsin’s official cheese. The Senate Committee on Government Operations, Legal Review and Consumer Protection discussed the proposal during a public hearing Tuesday.

Widmer’s Cheese Cellars is Nearing 100 Years of Making Cheese the Same Way, in The Same Space

Whether you call it old school or classic, Widmer’s Cheese Cellars of Wisconsin has been making cheese the same way and in the same space since 1922. 

Wisconsin Legislators Introduce Bill to Name State Cheese

April 8, 2021 FOX6 News

State Sen. Kathy Bernier and State Rep. Donna Rozard are hoping their nominee — Colby — makes the cut, introducing legislation Thursday, April 7 to make it the official cheese of Wisconsin.