Media Room



Please direct all media inquiries and interview requests to:

Rebecca Sherman Orozco
Marketing & Communications Director
720-328-2788 x301 (o)
Email Rebecca

Recent Releases

8/21/15: 2015 Class of ACS Certified Cheese Professionals® Announced

8/1/15: ACS Judging and Competition Winners Announced

6/10/14: ACS Issues Position Statement on the Safety of Aging Cheese on Wood

3/13/14: ACS Calls for a Common Sense Approach to Common Cheese Names

1/21/14: ACS Shares Highlights of 2014 Conference in Sacramento

9/6/13: ACS Announces 2013 Class of Certified Cheese Professionals

8/2/2013: 2013 Judging & Competition Winners Announced

4/22/13: ACS Publishes Official Comments on FDA/Health Canada Assessment of Risk of Listeriosis from Soft-Ripened Cheese Consumption in the U.S. and Canada

4/8/13: ACS Opens Call for Entries for 2013 Judging & Competition

2/6/13: ACS Helps Guide Formation of US Association of Cider Makers

2/1/13: ACS Releases 2012 Cheesemaker Industry Survey Data

12/17/12: Update to FDA and state legislators on ACS’s work to support and enhance the knowledge, resources, and safe production and handling of cheeses among ACS members.

10/11/12: ACS Celebrates American Cheese Month at the Great American Beer Festival

9/4/12: ACS Announces Inaugural Class of Certified Cheese Professionals

8/8/12: 2012 ACS Judging & Competition Data Released

8/1/12: Inaugural CCP Exam Takes Place in Raleigh

6/29/12: ACS to Award Lifetime Achievement Award to Daphne Zepos

5/8/12: ACS Seeks Volunteers in Raleigh, NC

4/12/12: ACS Releases Documents on Raw Milk Cheese Safety

1/10/12: ACS Releases Industry Data and 2012 Conference Preview

10/11/11: ACS Launches Cheese Professional Certification Exam

8/30/11: ACS Launches American Cheese Month

8/10/11: ACS Inducts Pioneers of Goat Cheese into Academy of Cheese

8/8/11: Rogue River Blue Takes “Best of Show” at 2011 ACS Judging & Competition

12/2/10: Expert Holiday Pairings for ACS ‘Best of Show’ Cheeses

11/17/10: ACS Releases Statement on Safe Cheesemaking and Statement on the Importance of Artisan, Farmstead, and Specialty Cheese

9/2/10: ACS Heads to Montréal

8/29/10: 2010 ACS Judging & Competition Winners

4/1/10: The American Cheese Society Moves to Denver


2011 ACS Conference Photos

ACS is pleased to make photographs from our 2011 Annual Conference in Montréal available. Please credit the photographer with any photo use, per the instructions in the link below.


ACS in the News*

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