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Cheese makers and cheese lovers say they are outraged over the Fed's recent move to hold up imports of a particular French cheese.
It's called me -- left a bright orange cheese which many consider a delicacy.
The FDA claims tiny bugs that live in the outside shell could trigger and allergic reaction and some people.
And that they're there -- been too many of those bugs in recent imports.
But cheese makers say -- microscopic mites are essential in a ripening process and have been for hundreds of years.
The FDA recently ordered shipments held at a warehouse in a New Jersey port no word on how long.
One top cheese maker says there's about a ton of the stuff sitting there now dollars in nationwide protest.
The Fox Business network's rich -- with the -- he is -- that -- teak cheese shop in Alexandria Virginia.
So how much -- -- let his left out there rich.
Well John this is about -- they're getting one more shipment of this tomorrow and that'll do it from them in the lead at this store there is saying that some folks.
Even on the West Coast and haven't even gotten any more shipments and that'll do it all because of the shipments that are upheld.
Up north from here when you talk to the FDA they put out a statement and in that statement they say basically.
That we evaluate each sample a case by case basis we do you have a target value of six nights per square inch.
This was established through a survey conducted a number of years ago we talked to the owner.
But she's T here -- she says basically she's concerned that this standard is going to go to other -- This.
Is what is scary to me as -- chief national is that.
Some might present minimal -- that's just one cheese and about one cheese.
This is not a huge issue but some of the most famous -- in the world.
Actually have the same situation that -- on their rise in these -- keep -- that people would really notice if they were missing.
So there actually know how much -- caught up in the warehousing caught up.
And detained by the Food and Drug Administration that they do say that if we want to find out.
We have to file a it.
Freedom of Information Act request so we won't want an intensive.
Back -- you someone needs to carry on for the minds Richardson thank you.
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