Could Microwave Popcorn Be Toxic?

Microwave popcorn is one of America's favorite couchside snacks, but the butter flavor is raising questions about whether the crunchy treat could be dangerous to something other than the waist. The chemical that helps create microwave popcorn's buttery aroma has been linked to serious health issues for workers who make the snack. After working for 10 months at a St. Louis, Mo., flavoring company, 53-year-old Jerry Blaylock developed a life-threatening disease commonly called popcorn lung,...Full Story
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