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Nelson Gichora, via Facebook asked:
I enjoy stilton's blue cheese. However, I wonder if regular consumption of the cheese would contribute to antibiotic resistance given that strains of Penicillium are used in its manufacture?
Martin - Itís not a problem because the mould in cheese making doesnít produce Penicillin, itís actually a different species that's used to make Penicillin.