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...Chief among...concerns is the use of cellulose (read: wood pulp), an extender whose use in a roster of food products, from crackers and ice creams to puddings and baked goods, is now being exposed. What you're actually paying for -- and consuming -- may be surprising.
"As commodity prices continue to rally and the cost of imported materials impacts earnings, we expect to see increasing use of surrogate products within food items" [said one expert]
Originally posted by guessing
I do not think eating wood is a problem
I think being lied to and mislead or not been told exactly what we eat is the real issue.
Adding wood to food may actually be a good thing as real food becomes scarce. Advertisers just need to tell us the % of wood in the product.
Originally posted by calstorm
I just learned about this not long before I went 100% organic, grass fed and organic fed meat and dairy and switched to raw milk and dairy..
I had cheese in my fridge where this was one of the main ingredients. Why would wood be in cheese. I wish they would just leave our food alone.
whose use in a roster of food products, from crackers and ice creams to puddings
Originally posted by Lemon.Fresh
It is cellulose which is in almost every vegetable and fruit we eat.
Oh noez! The sky is falling and all these companies are evil, I tell you . . . EVIL!
Deny ignorance :shrug:
(hint: cinnamon)edit on 7/7/2011 by Lemon.Fresh because: (no reason given)