So my mom ordered some pecorino Romano and it came wrapped in insulated bags, foil and ice packs that had melted. The cheese appeared wet inside the vacuum sealed bag Can pecorino grow listeria after traveling with melted ice packs

  • Pecorino doesn't necessarily require refrigeration, but it should be kept cool and dry. Do you know what temperatures were during transit? Was the cheese in a sealed plastic bag, wrapped in paper? Some other packaging?
    – AMtwo
    Aug 5, 2022 at 19:05
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    Haven't had a chance to read this, but it you might find it helpful: mdpi.com/2624-862X/1/3/20/htm
    – moscafj
    Aug 5, 2022 at 19:07
  • See also: cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/43834/…
    – moscafj
    Aug 5, 2022 at 19:12
  • I am not sure what temperature the cheese was at after the ice packs had melted and traveled on the postal service truck but it was shipped and delivered within 3 days . I’m not sure how long those little ice packs hold out
    – Wurld Peaz
    Aug 5, 2022 at 20:41


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