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Mozzarella arrests made after counterfeit cheese found in Italy
Mozzarella arrests made after counterfeit cheese found in Italy

The discovery of alleged counterfeit buffalo mozzarella cheese at a factory in Italy has led to the arrests of 13 people, including two public health service veterinarians who allegedly warned the factory of future inspections, reported the Associated Press.  The buffalo mozzarella at the factory, near Caserta in the Campania region of southern Italy, is traditionally made with local buffalo milk. Police concluded the buffalo milk was actually being cut with cheaper cow milk.  Buffalo mozzarella made in Italy is certified by the European Union with a Denominazione d'Origine Protetta, or DOP seal. The cheese is most commonly used to make Caprese salad (tomato, cheese and...

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