What makes gruyère unique? The mild, smooth and nutty cheese is a staple in Switzerland and France. Like many beloved cheeses, it’s highly protected. In France and Switzerland, to be able to call their cheese "gruyère", producers have to follow strict production rules. French and Swiss gruyère makers had hoped to extend this exclusive right to the name to the US market. But in a major blow, a federal judge ruled that gruyère is generic and can be produced anywhere. French and Swiss producers have vowed to appeal the decision that sets a precedent in a much larger ongoing battle between the US and Europe over food labelling.
12 Oct 2021
Prince Charles has had his favourite car modified so it now uses a fuel largely derived from cheese and wine.
23 Sep 2021
The press is widely covering the UN General Assembly, with discussions on climate change, Covid-19, AUKUS and China. We also discuss a debate over "shameful" medical terms, the benefits of gardens, plus new research that has found that, yes, cheese is good for your heart.