Scientists Remove the Rind from a Wheel of Cheese (image) Iowa State University Share Print E-Mail Caption Cheese rind is removed from a wheel of ripening cheese. Iowa State University scientists are studying the bacteria in cheese rinds in an effort to reduce unpleasant reactions in people with histamine susceptibility. Credit Monika Dzieciol Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.