SPECIFICATION

RW MILD YELLOW CHEDDAR BLOCK

DESCRIPTION:

McCadam Mild Cheddar Yellow 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:

Fresh pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes, annatto(if colored).

ALLERGENS:

Milk

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • 1. Flavor: characteristic cheddar cheese flavor showing moderate to well developed degrees of flavor and sharpness.
  • 2. Texture: Smooth and firm
  • 3. Color: Orange

CHEMICAL:

  • 1. Moisture – 36.0-39.0%
  • 2. Butterfat ->50.0% FDB
  • 3. pH – 5.0-5.3
  • 4. Salt – 1.8 + 0.2%

MICROBIOLOGICAL:

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

SHIPPING AND STORAGE:

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

SHELF LIFE:

360 days from date packaged