Cellulose, a common additive in processed foods, has recently been found in large amounts of Parmesan cheese. While the FDA has said that a regulated amount of cellulose in food is safe, many brands do not put cellulose on the label and sell their Parmesan as 100 percent pure. If consumed in excess, cellulose can significantly decrease the nutritional value of food and a laxative effect on those consuming. Be an aware consumer and a smart shopper by using our cheese-buying guide to help you weed out the cheese imposters.
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