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There is wood pulp in your “100 percent grated cheese.”

Melanie Wong | Jan 22, 202102:10 AM     1

" . . . In his latest opinion, Judge Hamilton wrote that if companies could lawfully claim to sell 100 percent grated cheese that contained additives, it would put their competitors at a disadvantage.

Lauren Dykes, a spokesperson for Schuman Cheese, a Fairfield, New Jersey-based company, agrees. She says her company’s Cello brand grated Parmesan, which isn’t made with cellulose, costs more to produce. As a result, her company can’t sell the cheese at lower prices, and she claims the higher price point has led some retailers, such as Albertsons and Stop & Shop, to decline to carry it. . ."

There is wood pulp in your “100 percent grated cheese.” Is that a problem?

More than 50 class-action lawsuits have been filed against Parmesan producers over the years, alleging consumer deception. Yet the harms are unclear.

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