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Anise

What About Movie Popcorn?

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This may sound like a strange question, but does anyone know EXACTLY what is in movie popcorn?? I could swear I had a slight reaction from it (yes, it included the "butter-y" stuff on top.) Corn chips, etc., are never a problem, so I wonder if it was something in the... butterlike substance. Does anyone know??

Puzzled,

Anise

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my kids have nausea after movie popcorn so I stopped getting it at the theatre. I get a bag of plain chips pr somethign like that for them,or we stop before or after the movie for snacks. I think cc is an issue on the prep of everything as so many hands preparing stuff for everyone in line


Sandy

Type 1 diabetes - 1986

hypothyroid -1993

pernicious anemia

premature atrial beats

neuropathy

retinopathy

daughter is: age 15

central hypotonia and developmental delay

balance issues (rides an adult 3 wheel bike)

hypothyroid 1996

dermatographia - a form of angioedema 2002

celiac 2004 - by endoscopy

diagnosed Aspergers at age 7 - responded very well (HUGE difference) to gluten-free diet

recovered from Kawasaki (2003)

lactose intolerant - figured out in Oct/06

Gilberts syndrome (April/07)

allergy to stinging insects

scoliosis Jan 2008

nightshade intolerance - figured out April 2008

allergy to Sulfa antibiotics

son is 13

type 1 diabetic - 2003 diagnosed on his 9th birthday

celiac - 2004 by endoscopy

lactose intolerant - figured out Nov/06

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I went to a movie with a friend and had about ten pieces of popcorn with that buttery topping. Boy was I sick and I had an outrageous breakout of DH also.


Rusla

Asthma-1969

wheat/ dairy allergies, lactose/casein intolerance-1980

Multiple food, environmental allergies

allergic to all antibiotics except sulpha

Rheumitoid arthritis,Migraine headaches,TMJ- 1975

fibromyalgia-1995

egg allergy-1997

msg allergy,gall bladder surgery-1972

Skin Biopsy positive DH-Dec.1 2005, confirmed celiac disease

gluten-free totally since Nov. 28, 2005

Hashimoto's Hypothyroidism- 2005

Pernicious Anemia 1999 (still anemic on and off.)

Osteoporosis Aug. 2006

Creative people need maids.

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The following may explain why we have issues with movie popcorn - esp considering the number who have multiple food allergies/intolerances! None of it is even related to real butter!

I searched and found a site selling commercial products for movie theaters. The "butter" products sold for movie popcorn - was artificial butter, butter flavored oils and coconut oil was popular as were soybean based oil that was "butter flavored" with dyes added.

http://kenklaser.gaiastream.com/2006/02/14...ret-ingredient/

Hydrogenated coconut oil is typically used to pop the kernals, and there’s an artificial-butter-flavored topping available that is composed largely of hydrogenated soybean oil, both of which include beta-carotene for coloring according to their respective ingredient labels.

A search for the label ingredient “artificial butter flavoring” is revealing, it seems one should not deliberately concentrate and inhale it, some workers in popcorn production plants appear to have had lung problems.


Sandy

Type 1 diabetes - 1986

hypothyroid -1993

pernicious anemia

premature atrial beats

neuropathy

retinopathy

daughter is: age 15

central hypotonia and developmental delay

balance issues (rides an adult 3 wheel bike)

hypothyroid 1996

dermatographia - a form of angioedema 2002

celiac 2004 - by endoscopy

diagnosed Aspergers at age 7 - responded very well (HUGE difference) to gluten-free diet

recovered from Kawasaki (2003)

lactose intolerant - figured out in Oct/06

Gilberts syndrome (April/07)

allergy to stinging insects

scoliosis Jan 2008

nightshade intolerance - figured out April 2008

allergy to Sulfa antibiotics

son is 13

type 1 diabetic - 2003 diagnosed on his 9th birthday

celiac - 2004 by endoscopy

lactose intolerant - figured out Nov/06

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Sorry you guys all got sick from popcorn and the "butter".

I will take heed and bring my own virgin corn, thanks for the warning.


Visit to the er 4.1.06

blood test, positive for celiac disease 4.6.06

Endoscopy/biopsy/last day of gluten 5.25.06

Misdiagnosed for 2 decades. :( Feeling great now :)

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