SPECIFICATION

CABOT PASTEURIZED PROCESS HORSERADISH CHEDDAR CHEESE

DESCRIPTION:

Cabot Pasteurized Process Horseradish Cheddar Cheese conforms to the current definition and standards of identity for pasteurized process cheese under Federal Food and Drug Regulations CFR 21 §133.169 and all its amendments.

INGREDIENTS:

Aged Cabot cheddar cheese (pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes), sodium citrate (an emulsifier), salt, Natural and artificial horseradish flavor.

ALLERGENS:

Milk

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • 1. Color: light yellow.
  • 2. Texture: smooth, medium body. Occasional small round openings.
  • 3. Flavor: characteristic sharp cheddar flavor with a pronounced horseradish flavor.

ALLERGENS:

Milk

CHEMICAL:

  • 1. Moisture -<43.0%
  • 2. Butterfat ->50.0% FDB
  • 3. pH – 5.2-5.8
  • 4. Salt – 2.0-2.5%

MICROBIOLOGICAL:

  • 1. Coliforms – <10/gram
  • 2. Yeast & Mold – <100/gram
  • No pathogenic bacteria

SHIPPING AND STORAGE:

Product shall be shipped and stored at 35-45°F.

SHELF LIFE:

  • 270 days from date packaged.
  • The Real Seal is approved for use on this cheese.