Popcorn Lung

If it smells like butter but it’s not, it’s probably diacetyl (die-AS-i-tl), a food additive that gives microwave popcorn and other processed foods their buttery flavor. Recently, Orville Redenbacher and kin have become uneasy over allegations that diacetyl is causing lung disease in workers at microwave popcorn plants across the country.

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