(NaturalPath) According to a story published by Business Insider, Bloomberg News tested store-bought grated cheeses for cellulose, revealing that all of the cheeses tested contained the anti-clumping additive made of wood pulp.
The canisters registered from 3.8 percent cellulose all the way to 8.8 percent, all in what was labeled 100 percent grated parmesan cheese. Cellulose is a safe additive, according to Bloomberg, and is listed as an ingredient in these “100 percent” cheeses. However, the acceptable level is between two and four percent according to a cheese technologist.
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