U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for October 21

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21: AMERICAN CHEESE MONTH

Profile America — Sunday, October 21st.  You can see it in your refrigerator, on the shelves in your favorite supermarket, and in ads on television.  Americans love cheese, ranging from sophisticated French recipes to cheeseburgers.  That's why this is American Cheese Month.  Across the U.S., in small towns and large cities, cheese lovers will be treated to tastings, introduced to new cheeses, and learn new ways to enjoy old favorites in special classes and new meals at local restaurants.  Each year, Americans eat an average of almost 33 pounds of cheese.  Our favorites include American, cheddar, Italian and mozzarella.  You can find current data on the country's economy — on the go — by downloading the new "America's Economy" mobile application at www.census.gov/mobile

Sources:  Chase's Calendar of Events 2012, p. 479
               Statistical Abstract of the United States 2012, t. 217

Profile America is produced by the Center for New Media and Promotions of the U.S. Census Bureau. These daily features are available as produced segments, ready to air, on a monthly CD or on the Internet at http://www.census.gov (look for "Multimedia Gallery" by the "Newsroom" button). 

SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau



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