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The white dye titanium dioxide is still widely used. It is not only used to color food, but also in cosmetics. The pigment has long been the subject of criticism. For use in food is therefore now over.

From August 1, 2022, chewing gum, sweets and other foods will have to do without titanium dioxide. The widely used white dye is no longer considered safe. The EU Commission had already banned the additive in food in January. The reason: possible cancer risks.

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