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Is popcorn giving you heart disease?

May 14, 2013 by

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Oh, great. Just when you were starting to get a handle on your BPA exposure, scientists uncover a new one you should worry about. It’s called perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)—a chemical found in things like nonstick cookware, food wrappers, furniture, and even raincoats—and it’s been linked to cardiovascular disease, according to a new study. The kicker? […]

Man wins 7.2 million dollars in “Popcorn Lung” lawsuit

September 20, 2012 by

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Wayne Watson’s love of popcorn almost turned deadly after he developed respiratory problems in 2007 known as “popcorn lung”, according to ABC news. Watson, a Denver native, says he ate about two bags of popcorn everyday for 10 years, and developed the rare disease possibly from inhaling the artificial butter smell of the microwave popcorn. […]

Food Safe Guru – Microwave popcorn

August 13, 2012 by

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A new study raises concern about chronic exposure of workers in industry to a food flavoring ingredient used to produce the distinctive buttery flavor and aroma of microwave popcorn, margarines, snack foods, candy, baked goods, pet foods and other products. It found evidence that the ingredient, diacetyl (DA), intensifies the damaging effects of an abnormal […]

Wegman’s popcorn back on shelves

July 21, 2009 by

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Reader’s inquiry: When will the Wegmans Organic popcorn return to the shelf? It is a quality popcorn for people who are trying eat healthy. Please hurry if you are going to put it back in the stores. Thanks Wegman’s response: July 20, 2009 4:15PM EST The two skus of Wegmans brand organic popcorn are: 77890-85391 […]

From US Food Safety’s in-box

July 17, 2009 by

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From Reader Dorothy When will the Wegmans Organic popcorn return to the shelf? It is a quality popcorn for people who are trying eat healthy. Please hurry if you are going to put it back in the stores. Thanks Response from US Food Safety: Our staff will contact Wegman’s next week for an answer. In […]

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