I have a Mont d'Or cheese in my fridge (in a wooden box under its original plastic packaging). It's not supposed to expire for another 2 weeks but I can already see white fuzzy mold all around the top edge.
Would it be safe to eat if I scoop out all the fuzzy bits and pop the rest in the oven? (I had planned to heat it up and eat it fondue style).
I may be nuts but I just cut out the mold on cheese and eat it. Most times I am heating the cheese for omelettes, grilled cheese/burgers or gratinee. If the mold went thru the cheese and was not only on the surface I'd toss it.
As my god parents (both almost 100) say: "Whatever doesn't kill you it makes you stronger!" Then again, I won't eat anything from their fridge.