Food & Drink

The FDA Backs Down On Cheese Ruling, Probably Because Of These Freaked Out Tweets

You guys, we #Savedthecheese with these AWESOME tweets.

The FDA tried to ban artisan cheese yesterday, and the Twitter backlash was outstanding. The FDA responded with a big "just kidding" and we're pretty sure it's because of the insane response they got from social media and the petitions being passed around the Web.

To take you through the reactions that prompted the FDA to backpedal, here's a roundup of some of the best tweets we saw. Some of our favorite moments? The #Speakcheesies and #Savethecheese hashtags that sprung from the article and started a stinky, smelly movement. And if you expect explicit, NSFW language to follow, then you're correct:

@ellewar @ledbettercarly fuck this

— Al Douglas (@aldouglas) June 11, 2014

@HuffPostGreen If they banned cheese altogether that's fine but since they are picking on small buisness #fuckthefda

— sketching@work (@BookStorybaords) June 11, 2014

This is bullshit “@HuffingtonPost: The latest FDA ban on cheese making literally stinks

— Kevin Henderson (@solignatt) June 11, 2014

Us, too Francesca -- us too... We #Savedthecheese! Can we still have #Speakcheesies though?

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Someone MICROWAVED this grilled cheese.
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It's called grilled for a reason.
This grilled cheese never even stood a chance.
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Lesson: don't skip the second piece of bread.
This grilled cheese had so much potential.
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Shot in the back.
And this grilled cheese was made in a coffee pot.
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On an airplane. NO RESPECT.
The person responsible for this clearly has no love for food -- or life in general.
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Dorm room grilled cheese gets an F for FAIL.
Melted cheese does not equal grilled cheese.
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Rice cakes.
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This is a joke, right?
Two AM grilled cheese.
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Our parents always told us bad things happen late at night -- turns out they were right.
We're not even sure what went wrong here.
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Basically, everything. Everything went wrong.

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