Common Food Additive Causes Adverse Health Effects in Mice

Posted On: 2020-06-29

Ttitanium dioxide nanoparticles, a common food additive recently banned in France but allowed in the U.S. and many other countries, was found to significantly alter gut microbiota in mice, causing inflammation in the colon and changes in protein expression in the liver, according to research led by a University of Massachusetts Amherst food scientist.