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Offline keepitlow

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Traveling with cheese.
« on: June 22, 2009, 06:26:57 AM »


How long can commercial cheese be left out while traveling? Say some gouda or jarlsberg. Can you eat it after no refrigeration at 75 to 80 degrees for 2 or 3 days?


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Re: Traveling with cheese.
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2009, 12:18:50 PM »
I think you would be fine.  If there is some mold growth, or dried out sections, you may choose to trim the affected area.

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Re: Traveling with cheese.
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2009, 08:45:08 PM »
Haha, use caution though crossing customs.  For example, this one time ... crossing the border between Canada and the US I brought hard commercial cheese. That's fine, totally legal.  But after a few hours, the hard cheese was soft cheese.  So that's not totally legal, as I learned in an interrogation room.  I advise friends not to risk traveling internationally with any cheese after that learning experience.  Jess 


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Re: Traveling with cheese.
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2009, 10:32:07 PM »
Goodness they didn't know the difference I guess. Maybe bring a cooler next time!

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Re: Traveling with cheese.
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2010, 03:15:18 PM »
Hi!!! Just try to keep one of those insulated lunchbox type things and some icepacks that you can throw in a freezer before you travel and the cheese should stay fine for a couple days! Cheese is supposed to be eaten at room temp anyways.
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Re: Traveling with cheese.
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2011, 07:08:16 AM »
It will likely start to ozz butter fat at these temps.
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