Law For Food: The law affects what you eat. What you buy to eat affects the law.

Living Foods
16 July 2007, 2:05 pm
Filed under: Cheese, Fringe Foods

Not law-related, but my grandfather can remember his parents eating this cheese:

Marcone is one of the world’s leading experts on foods that make most people go yuck! He recently wrote a book on the subject. One thing that really gets his glands salivating is casu frazigu cheese, which is packed with so many live maggots that it’s not only disgusting, the Italian government outlawed it.

“The rotten cheese has millions of live maggots in it, and it’s very highly prized all through Italy,” Marcone said. “It sells under the counter for about $100 a pound. As you’re carrying your bag with the cheese in it, you can actually hear the maggots hitting the side of the bag.