Microscopic bugs called cheese mites are responsible for giving Mimolette its distinctive rind and flavor.
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May 11, 2013 Microscopic bugs called cheese mites are responsible for the distinctive rind and flavor of the bright orange French cheese Mimolette. But now, the FDA has blocked more than a ton of Mimolette from entering the country, because the agency says the mites left on it make it unfit for consumption.
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