1. Food additive in chewing gum, mayonnaise linked to colorectal cancer  Economic Times
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Consumption of food containing E171 has an impact on the gut microbiota.Consumption of food containing E171 has an impact on the gut microbiota.

Colorectal cancer: Food additive in chewing gum, mayonnaise linked to colorectal cancer - The Economic Times

New Australian research is raising questions over the safety of a common food additive after mouse studies found titanium dioxide can induce gut microbiome changes associated with the development of several diseases, including colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease.New Australian research is raising questions over the safety of a common food additive after mouse studies found titanium dioxide can induce gut microbiome changes associated with the development of several diseases, including colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease.

Safety of common food additive questioned after study reveals effects on gut microbiome

Researchers claim that titanium dioxide, which appears as E171 on labels, can have a harmful affect on the gut's natural bacteria. The food additive is used as a whitening agent in hundreds of products.EXPERTS have warned that a common ingredient found in chewing gum and mayonnaise could trigger deadly bowel cancer. Researchers claim that food additive titanium dioxide, which appears as E171 on l…

Common ingredient in chewing gum and mayo 'could trigger bowel cancer'

A food additive which is commonly used as a whitening agent in products such as chewing gum and mayonnaise could lead to inflammatory bowel diseasesA food additive which is commonly used as a whitening agent in products such as chewing gum and mayonnaise could lead to inflammatory bowel diseases