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Pulp fiction and fact: Wood, cellulose and Parmesan cheese

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In recent lawsuits and media reports about the FDA’s prosecution of a manufacturer of grated Parmesan, plaintiff’s lawyers and reporters claim some Parmesan varieties have unsafe levels of certain ingredients, including “wood pulp.” Let’s separate fact from the pulp fiction — starting with one prominent Bloomberg report, “The Parmesan You Sprinkle on Your Penne Could be… Continue Reading

Parmesan Cheese Recalled for Potential Salmonella Contamination

4C Foods Corp. of Brooklyn, NY, is recalling 6-oz. glass jars of 4C Grated Cheese HomeStyle Parmesan, UPC 0-41387-32790-8 with code dates BEST BY JUL 21 2016 and JUL 22 2016, due to possible contamination with Salmonella. This recall does not impact any other 4C cheese products. The potential risk was brought to 4C’s attention by FDA during… Continue Reading