SPECIFICATION

MCCADAM SWISS CHEESE

DESCRIPTION:

McCadam Swiss Cheese conforms to the current definition and standards of identity for Swiss Cheese under Federal Food and Drug Regulations CFR 21 ¤133.195 and all its amendments.

INGREDIENTS:

Pasteurized part-skim milk, cheese culture, salt, enzymes.

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • 1. Color: White to light yellow
  • 2. Texture: Firm body with many shiny eyes of various size.

CHEMICAL:

  • 1. Moisture -<41.0%
  • 2. Butterfat ->43.0% FDB
  • 3. pH – 5.3-5.7
  • 4. Salt – <2.2%

MICROBIOLOGICAL:

  • 1. Coliform – <100/gram
  • 2. Yeast & Mold – <200/gram
  • No pathogenic bacteria

SHELF LIFE:

180 days from date packaged.