Saturday, October 20, 2012

Mozzarella in the free world

This Canadian-American smuggling ring suggests the pervasive cheese identity issues facing us in an increasingly globalized world. Is it worth betraying your country for cheap American imitation mozzarella? Perhaps, to make cheap American pizza. As far afield as Europe, questions of cheese authenticity are causing disruptions in cultures with an evolving relationship to crappy American food. I might translate this article from German so that we actually know what it means. Thanks to Marion Schmidt, keeping an eye on international pizza affairs.