The EU ban on titanium dioxide has created harmonisation across the bloc for food and supplements, but the colour is still legal in the UK as well as in medicine products, plus there is the challenge of reformulation.
Titanium dioxide (E171) - a popular additive that confers a bright white shade to frosting and cake decorations - has been banned as a food additive in the EU, with a six-month phasing out period coming into force this month (January 2022) after which...
The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES) has urged the European Commission not to exclude certain nanomaterials as part of plans to better define the material.
The European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) recent decision to class titanium dioxide (TiO2) as an unsafe food additive sets in motion actions to reduce its use in foods like soups, sauces and processed nuts.
The French government has ordered a safety reassessment of white food colouring titanium dioxide after scientists say they have shown "for the first time" that nanoparticles in the food additive are spread around the body.