Position Statements

    ACS Position Statements

    On June 10, 2014, the American Cheese Society issued a Position Statement on the Safety of Aging Cheese on Wood in response to a Food & Drug Administration (FDA) statement on the use of wooden shelves for cheese aging. Download the statement as a PDF below.

    On April 12, 2012, the American Cheese Society released an official Statement on the Safety of Raw Milk Cheese. On November 17, 2010, the American Cheese Society released its Statement on Safe Cheesemaking and a Statement on the Importance of Farmstead, Artisan, and Specialty Cheese.

    All three statements can be downloaded as PDFs below.

    For questions or additional information about these statements, contact info@cheesesociety.org.