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Organic Valley uses powdered cellulose made from wood pulp in its shredded-cheese products. The company would prefer not to use a synthetic ingredient, but cellulose is bland, white and repels moisture, making it the favored choice over products such as potato starch, says Tripp Hughes, director of product marketing for Organic Valley.

www.eater.com/2016/3/3/11153876/cheese-wood-pulp-cellulose...

That's the takeaway from last month's Bloomberg story detailing the use of cellulose (aka wood pulp) in shredded cheese products in the U.S. The use of fillers like cellulose is hotly contested ...

www.thekitchn.com/cellulose-the-wood-pulp-in-you-146276

In packaged shredded cheese, cellulose is used to coat the pieces of cheese, blocking out the moisture that causes them to clump. But that is just the beginning; cellulose is also used to replace fat and give a creamier feel to foods like low-fat ice cream, to thicken and stabilize, and to boost fiber content.

www.tasteofhome.com/article/cellulose-in-shredded-cheese

What is Cellulose? When you look at the ingredient list on the back of a bag of shredded cheddar, you’ll almost always find cellulose. It’s a common ingredient in pre-shredded cheese, valued for its anti-caking and moisture-absorbing properties. It’s not that cellulose itself is bad. In its natural state, the substance is a dietary fiber ...

www.huffpost.com/entry/cheese-wood-pulp-cellulose-parmesan...

The FDA lets companies add cellulose to foods like shredded cheese because it prevents clumping and is harmless, organic matter. The official guideline allows cellulose to make up 2 to 4 percent of a product.

www.kcet.org/food/pre-shredded-versus-freshly-grated...

In the case of shredded cheese, the two are often used in combination with one another because while cellulose is more effective, it also creates a visually unappealing coating. Potato starch is translucent, so cutting the cellulose with it allows manufacturers to use more without losing the color and look of their cheese.

naturalsociety.com/15-companies-whose-products-contain-wood-pulp...

Wood Pulp Is The Cheese: A staple in every American pantry, Parmesan Cheese, has been found to contain high levels of cellulose from wood pulp. But wait…! It’s not just parmesan cheese or shredded cheese, high levels of cellulose additives have been found in a variety of foods.

www.today.com/food/how-make-sure-you-re-getting-real...

The cellulose mentioned is a powdered plant fiber that's completely legal in the US and is an FDA approved anti-clumping ingredient for pre-grated cheese. Cellulose is widely used throughout the ...

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You’ll notice we use powdered cellulose or potato starch as anti-caking agents on some of our cheeses. When added to cheese, they prevent it from sticking together. Powdered cellulose is a white, odorless, tasteless powder made from cellulose, a naturally occurring component of most plants. Potato starch is also a plant-based ingredient.

www.snopes.com/fact-check/wood-in-cheese

Castle Cheese was the recipient of a FDA warning letter dated 11 July 2013, and the mention of cellulose had to do with possible labeling inconsistencies, not wood in cheese: 3.