About: titanium dioxide

Agrifood 12-10-2021

Member states back ban on unsafe food colourant linked with cancer risk

EU countries have backed the European Commission's proposal to ban the use of the common food additive titanium dioxide after the European food safety agency deemed it to be unsafe, paving the way for a potential ban in 2022.
Agrifood 07-05-2021

Commission to propose ban on ‘unsafe’ food additive linked with cancer risk

The European Commission will propose to member states the withdrawal of the common food additive, Titanium Dioxide (E171), from the union list of food additives after it was deemed unsafe by the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA).
Agrifood 06-05-2021

EU U-turns on ‘unsafe’ common food additive linked with cancer risk

The European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) has deemed titanium dioxide, a widely used food additive, to be unsafe in its latest study, contradicting an earlier conclusion and paving the way for an EU-wide ban after a decade of debate.