Campaigners who want blue cheese made in the Cambridgeshire village of Stilton to be officially called Stilton are taking their fight to Westminster.
Resident Richard Landy is seeking to overturn a Defra decision refusing to recognise the cheese as Stilton.
Under EU law, Stilton can only be produced in Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, where it is thought the cheese originated.
“We just want the right to produce the cheese in Stilton. It’s the only protected food name product in the whole of Europe that can’t be produced in the place it’s named after.”
Mr Vara said: “I believe that the historic village of Stilton should be able to manufacture the world famous cheese of its namesake in the village itself.
Fricking bureaucrats and Eurocrats…