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Catterick
Friday, April 22nd, 2016, 04:04 PM
Swiss cheese now goes back all the way to the Iron Age.

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0151442

Shadow
Friday, April 22nd, 2016, 08:02 PM
Swiss cheese now goes back all the way to the Iron Age.

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0151442

This is an excellent article and wonderful work by NordicSkogsra.

With cheese production in what they describe as a marginal area, one has to wonder if it was also in marginal areas, areas hard for humans to live and get enough calories, that the ability to digest lactose as adults first arose.