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Can chewing gum kill you? Common food additive could lead to colorectal cancer

Scientists can’t prove titanium dioxide is dangerous and they can’t prove it’s safe — but this common food whitener is almost impossible to avoid, and manufacturers aren’t required to list it as an ingredient. Titanium dioxide is behind the sheen on sweets and the bleach-white colour of toothpastes and chewing gums, but new research shows… Read More »

How to Keep Food Poisoning at Bay

Print this page SATURDAY, Feb. 16, 2019 — Following the recipe for food safety is a must anytime you’re in the kitchen, and it starts with clean hands, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics says. “Always wash your hands with soapy water for at least 20 seconds before and after handling food,” spokeswoman Isabel Maples… Read More »