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19 of 20 Pizzas Contain FAKE CHEESE Shocking Undercover Inspection Finds
Mirror ^ | 6/30 | Jonathon Symcox

Posted on 06/30/2014 3:14:46 PM PDT by nickcarraway

The food sampling operation across 20 fast food outlets in Lancashire also found ham on 10 out of 15 pizzas contained turkey DNA

A trading standards department has revealed EVERY takeaway they investigated in a recent inspection has been selling customers pizzas containing “fake cheese”.

Officers visited 20 outlets in Lancashire for the food sampling operation and performed tests on ingredients used in hundreds of pizzas sold to customers.

Each premises failed on descriptions of the ham, cheese, or both.

The report revealed 19 out of 20 samples were found to contain “analogue cheese” - an artificial cheesy substance that is much quicker and cheaper to produce than real cheese.

Inspectors found 10 out of the 15 pizzas that purported to contain ham actually contained turkey DNA.

Four samples that were advertised as containing pepperoni were found to contain “species in addition to beef or pork”.

(Excerpt) Read more at mirror.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Food; Health/Medicine
KEYWORDS: cheese; cheeserestaurants; england; fakecheese; pizza; uk
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1 posted on 06/30/2014 3:14:46 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

I saw Analogue Cheese open for Kraftwerk back in the day...


2 posted on 06/30/2014 3:15:53 PM PDT by gwgn02
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To: nickcarraway

I saw Analogue Cheese open for Kraftwerk back in the day...


3 posted on 06/30/2014 3:15:53 PM PDT by gwgn02
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To: nickcarraway

shocking I’m sure.

Praytell what animal does Pepperoni supposed to come from?


4 posted on 06/30/2014 3:16:36 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: nickcarraway
Four samples that were advertised as containing pepperoni were found to contain “species in addition to beef or pork”.

Hope that means chicken!


5 posted on 06/30/2014 3:18:05 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: GeronL
-- Praytell what animal does Pepperoni supposed to come from? --

Pepperoni grows on bushes. Often in the same climate that allows marshmallow bushes.

6 posted on 06/30/2014 3:18:48 PM PDT by Cboldt
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To: nickcarraway

You know, it’s not all that hard to make pizza from scratch. It tastes a lot better too. Pizza dough and sauce from scratch - close to heaven.


7 posted on 06/30/2014 3:19:44 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Cboldt

Along the Nile, then?

:p


8 posted on 06/30/2014 3:20:10 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: nickcarraway

Whatever happened to fish and chips?


9 posted on 06/30/2014 3:21:59 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: JimSEA

It must be easy to make if they can get it to you so quickly, and very few pizza places actually make bad-tasting pizzas (although sweet sauce is a negative) that it probably would be easy to make at home.


10 posted on 06/30/2014 3:22:14 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: JimSEA

Agree. But is nice to order for delivery sometimes.


11 posted on 06/30/2014 3:23:22 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: nickcarraway

I grew out of pizza when I was in my early 20s. Don’t care for it much at all anymore.


12 posted on 06/30/2014 3:23:22 PM PDT by Bullish (You ever notice that liberalism really just amounts to anti-morality?)
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To: nickcarraway
Four samples that were advertised as containing pepperoni were found to contain “species in addition to beef or pork”.

Leech pizza is good for you. Starving children in China would love to have those leeches. Now eat yer dang leeches.

13 posted on 06/30/2014 3:23:49 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: GeronL

It’s very easy to make but to get it out quickly you need pre-made dough. I sometimes whip one up and use a pizza stone to cook it. And you need a really hot oven - one I don’t got.


14 posted on 06/30/2014 3:26:19 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: nickcarraway

Americans almost never eat real Mozzarella cheese, which is made from domesticated Italian buffalo, and other breeds of water buffalo. If made from cow’s milk, it is properly called “Fior di latte”.


15 posted on 06/30/2014 3:26:43 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("Don't compare me to the almighty, compare me to the alternative." -Obama, 09-24-11)
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To: nickcarraway

Yuck E. Cheese.


16 posted on 06/30/2014 3:27:04 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: nickcarraway

The Ham is really turkey because the Brit pizzerias don’t want to lose their Halal Muzzie customers.


17 posted on 06/30/2014 3:28:11 PM PDT by batterycommander (We will likely still be Majors, passed over twice, sitting in dimly-lit offices in the Pentagon.)
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To: nickcarraway

Crappy cheese puts the kibosh on any Italian food. Don’t even bother with a restaurant that has the grated cheese already sitting on the table in a glass shaker or worse if its a Kraft brand container.


18 posted on 06/30/2014 3:28:41 PM PDT by tflabo (o)
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To: nickcarraway
Well, I heard they are completely out of real cheese in all the Lancashire cheese shops...


19 posted on 06/30/2014 3:28:41 PM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: miss marmelstein

bump

for normal people I guess it’s frozen pizza.


20 posted on 06/30/2014 3:29:34 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: miss marmelstein
And you need a really hot oven - one I don’t got.

Give global warming a few years, and you will be able to.

21 posted on 06/30/2014 3:30:11 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Then I can leave the oven door open while it cooks! Great in winter!


22 posted on 06/30/2014 3:31:17 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: nickcarraway
“species in addition to beef or pork”.

That does not sound good at all. But, then I have read the labels of 'potted meat' and 'vienna sausages'.
23 posted on 06/30/2014 3:32:25 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: tflabo

I know what you mean about the grated cheese. We have good pizza joints here in NJ but I wouldn’t put that nasty stuff on my pizza.


24 posted on 06/30/2014 3:32:48 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: nickcarraway

It is hard to find real cheese in the grocery store too. IF it says cheese food, it ain’t. lol


25 posted on 06/30/2014 3:34:25 PM PDT by DonaldC (A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
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To: Bullish

“I grew out of pizza when I was in my early 20s. Don’t care for it much at all anymore.”

I learned how to make my own recently, and really like it. I make a very thin crust and cook it at 450 degrees, Makes the crust crispy that way

I do all kinds of things such as asparagus chicken with bacon and feta cheese.
Or take the chicken and mix it with BBQ sauce and add bacon and mushrooms.
Make my own pesto; that goes great as well.
I don’t like the doughy carb laden stuff that chains make however.


26 posted on 06/30/2014 3:34:58 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Obama lied; our healthcare died.)
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To: Alas Babylon!

It’s certainly uncontaminated by cheese.


27 posted on 06/30/2014 3:35:41 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: nickcarraway

Faux Cheese?

Elsie gonna be mad.


28 posted on 06/30/2014 3:39:24 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: nickcarraway

No such thing as a bad pizza or day of golf. Some are much better than others, but they’re all at least ok. Bring on the fake cheese.


29 posted on 06/30/2014 3:39:45 PM PDT by bramps (Go West America!)
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To: DannyTN
"Well, it's got some rat in it."


30 posted on 06/30/2014 3:41:42 PM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: nickcarraway

Japo-Scandinavian imitation cheese substitute?


31 posted on 06/30/2014 3:42:43 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Conservatism is the political disposition of grown-ups.)
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To: GeronL

“Praytell what animal does Pepperoni supposed to come from?”

Cured pork and beef mashed together.


32 posted on 06/30/2014 3:50:47 PM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: nickcarraway

The one down the way from me used to have cheese “with a kiss of buffalo milk”. It went out of business. I wonder who milked the buffalo.......


33 posted on 06/30/2014 4:06:54 PM PDT by wonkowasright (Wonko from outside the asylum)
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To: nickcarraway; All

Bought a pkg of ‘grated sharp cheese’ from HEB (Hill Country Farms brand). It was fake. Melted down to nothing but oil.


34 posted on 06/30/2014 4:07:04 PM PDT by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN - (girl)
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To: wonkowasright

I wonder who kissed the buffaloes?


35 posted on 06/30/2014 4:07:31 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

This is the UK where blood sausage and mashed potatoes are considered high end cuisine. When I went to England after spending a few weeks in France I could not wait to get back to Paris for some real food.


36 posted on 06/30/2014 4:08:20 PM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

There is a pizza chain (I forget which one) that advertises using “parmesan-inspired” cheese. And that’s not even one of the mystery ingredients.


37 posted on 06/30/2014 4:11:28 PM PDT by grania
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To: The Great RJ

You don’t consider curry real food?


38 posted on 06/30/2014 4:13:15 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: nickcarraway

Wow, a quick google turned up a UK company that advertises it makes “cheese substitutes” including “eezy mozz” fake mozzarella. They say it saves manufacturing costs. I bet it does. Eezy Peezy.


39 posted on 06/30/2014 4:17:40 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: nickcarraway

LOL. True.....

Here is the cheese vendor : http://www.baciocheese.com/


40 posted on 06/30/2014 4:20:15 PM PDT by wonkowasright (Wonko from outside the asylum)
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To: grania

I think the EU has asserted copyright over Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, but not Parmesan. The US FDA also has regulations of what can be called Parmesan.


41 posted on 06/30/2014 4:29:35 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("Don't compare me to the almighty, compare me to the alternative." -Obama, 09-24-11)
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To: nickcarraway

What about soy based “cheese food products” found in the grocery store?


42 posted on 06/30/2014 4:30:06 PM PDT by huldah1776
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To: nickcarraway

Dang. I can hardly eat 19 pizzas to get to the good one.


43 posted on 06/30/2014 4:40:25 PM PDT by married21 ( As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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To: JimSEA

I make my own. Use my bread machine. Easy peazy.


44 posted on 06/30/2014 4:55:12 PM PDT by sheana
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To: sheana

Everyone tells us we should get one. I’ve had some really good bread friends made in their machines.


45 posted on 06/30/2014 4:59:23 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: HereInTheHeartland
I'm really not partial to tomato sauce based dishes, including spaghetti, lasagna and pizza. I know I'm an odd one in that most people love Italian food. I'm even an oddball amongst my own blood relatives who all love Italian.
46 posted on 06/30/2014 5:00:37 PM PDT by Bullish (You ever notice that liberalism really just amounts to anti-morality?)
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To: JimSEA

I love mine. I bought it at Goodwill for $5 many years ago since I wasn’t sure I would use one that much and didn’t want to spend the money on one. I have used the heck out of it. Bread, pizza dough, cinnamon rolls dough........


47 posted on 06/30/2014 5:02:25 PM PDT by sheana
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To: JimSEA
I can make pizza in a snap without a bread machine. Not with that much cheese anyway.
The last Pizza I ordered tasted really bad, the cheese was not cheese and I knew it right away.
Old school pizza is very rare and expensive if you can find an authentic Italian restaurant.

I even stopped buying store bread about 10 years ago. Three hours on a lazy day
and I can have a weeks worth of bread and rolls including pasta, yes, real pasta.

48 posted on 06/30/2014 5:14:24 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: nickcarraway

“The food sampling operation across 20 fast food outlets in Lancashire also found ham on 10 out of 15 pizzas contained turkey DNA”

OH DEAR LORD.... some mad scientist has crossbred porkeys! (or turpigs?)


49 posted on 06/30/2014 5:49:34 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Cboldt
Pepperoni grows on bushes. Often in the same climate that allows marshmallow bushes.

Heathen! Heathen!!!

Pepperoni...It was DECADES between having sampled my first real, cured pepperoni stick when I kid to when I actually found something that came close...I just wish I had more than one choice.

50 posted on 06/30/2014 6:08:49 PM PDT by logi_cal869
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