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Dunkin’ Donuts Plans to Phase Out Whitening Agent

In response to a shareholder request, the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts is reportedly testing alternatives to titanium dioxide as a whitening agent in the powdered sugar used to top some of its doughnuts. Submitting the request was the group As You Sow, a non-profit foundation based in Oakland, CA, which focuses on environmental and… Continue Reading

Hepatitis A Infects Worker at NC Donut Establishment

An employee at a North Carolina donut store has contracted a hepatitis A infection, prompting health officials to recommend vaccination for those who may have purchased food handled by the worker. The infected individual works at the Dixie Donuts of Wilkesboro, located at 2830 West NC Highway 268. Consumers who visited the establishment on May… Continue Reading

Allergen Alert: Donuts With Traces of Egg

Kwik Trip of La Crosse, WI is recalling certain Glazers Donuts because they may contain undeclared traces of egg. The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the company’s supplier had added egg to a key ingredient. No adverse reactions have been reported and the company says the problem has been corrected. Consumers who… Continue Reading