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August 26, 2013
Butter-Flavored Microwave Popcorn or Breathing
The artificial butter flavoring diacetyl has been linked not only to deaths of workers handling the chemical, but also to serious lung disease in consumers of microwave popcorn.
August 19, 2009
Is Artificial Butter Flavor Harmful?
The connection between diacetyl and the devastating lung disease bronchiolitis obliterans.
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