The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Food scientist’s study finds that food additives commonly found in sweets causes an imbalance of gut microbiota in mice

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. CNS News June 30, 2020