SPECIFICATION

CABOT RW LAMBERTON CHEDDAR PRINT

DESCRIPTION:

Cabot Lamberton Cheddar Cheese conforms with the current definition and standards of identity for cheddar cheese under Federal Food and Drug Regulations CFR 21 ¤133.113 and all its amendments.

INGREDIENTS:

Pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes, annatto (if colored)

ALLERGENS:

Milk

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • 1. Color: creamy white
  • 2. Texture: smooth, firm
  • 3. Flavor: strong cheddar, slightly uncharacteristic sharpness
  • 4. Age: 4 months or to meet flavor profile.

CHEMICAL:

  • 1. Moisture – 36.0-39.0%
  • 2. Butterfat ->50.0% FDB
  • 3. pH – 5.0-5.35
  • 4. Salt – 1.5-1.9%

MICROBIOLOGICAL:

  • 1. Coliform – <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:

  • 360 days from date packaged.
  • 36 Months for 42 lb blocks and Random weight Flats.

RW Lamberton Cheddar