Dr Oz: Is There Wood In Parmesan Cheese?
Recently, an Italian classic turned American favorite recently made headlines after reports that most Parmesan cheese sold in America actually contains wood pulp. Mark Schatzker revealed that a recent investigation by Bloomberg News found that several brands of Parmesan cheese, some of which were even labeled “100% Parmesan,” contained a filler called cellulose, which comes from wood. One brand had almost 9%! Consumers were so upset that two major Parmesan producers are now being sued. So how do those popular food products vary from the real thing?