Your Parmesan Cheese Might Actually Be Wood
on 16 February 2016
When acting on a tip a few years back, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found that Castle Cheese Inc was selling "100% parmesan" cheese that was anything but. Not only using cheaper substitutes, the company was even filling out their product with wood pulp. It's believed that Castle wasn't the only company using the trick and considering the popularity of store-bought grated cheese in the United States, Bloomberg News took a closer look and the results are startling.