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Dangerous Chemical In Artificial Butter Flavoring

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I didn't know about that!

This is what I found on Wikipedia,

"The United States National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has suggested that diacetyl, when used in artificial butter flavoring (as used in microwave popcorn), may be hazardous when heated and inhaled over a long period. Workers in several factories that manufacture artificial butter flavoring have been diagnosed with bronchiolitis obliterans, a rare and serious disease of the lungs. After the workers filed a lawsuit against the manufacturers, the Environmental Protection Agency began an investigation into the chemical properties of microwave popcorn butter flavoring. On July 19, 2005, jurors awarded a popcorn plant worker in Missouri $2.7 million for his claim of diacetyl-induced respiratory problems."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diacetyl

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I agree with what they are saying.

Back when I was eating plenty of that butter substute 'I can't believe it's not butter' it's yummy when you can't eat real butter BUT...It's made from SOY. And now I know I was OD-ing on soy. Soy was in everything I was consuming, my vitimin pills, tofo, silk milk, dark chocolate candly, chips and tuna cans (listed as veggie broth to confuse us.) and 'I can't believe it's not butter'

I do miss butter...Now I use olive oil for everything.

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