food  smell


Question by  marcusstriderhiryu (9)

What makes Limburger cheese smell so bad?


Answer by  88keys (55)

The bacteria solution used to make Limburger contains the same bacteria responsible for human body odors. Malarial mosquitoes are equally attracted to the smells of Limburger and human feet!


Answer by  DtheM1 (1150)

Limburger cheese typically has a foul odor that is very similar to the smell associated with human feet. The reason is because it is actually the same bacteria. The bacteria, Brevibacterium linens, is used to ferment the cheese.

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