Dunkin Donuts changing recipe after reports about potentially dangerous chemical

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WFSB) – A popular doughnut company announced that it is changing the recipe for some of the treats.

Dunkin Donuts said it will remove the titanium dioxide, a food coloring agent, from all of its powdered sugar products.

Titanium dioxide is used to brighten white substances, like powdered sugar or toothpaste.

Some groups claim the mixture could lead to health problems like inflammation or even organ damage.

According to a report from MarketWatch, the company was receiving mounting pressure to make a change from a group called “As You Sow.”

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