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Corn Is Not The Only Food You Should Be Popping

November 10, 2014 by


by Julie R. Thomson, There’s a whole world of grains to be popping, and we’ve all been stuck on corn. Sure, popped corn is great, but so is sorghum and quinoa and even barley. That’s right friends, you can pop pretty much any grain that’s sitting in your pantry — and you should. Not […]

Almost 4,000 Popcorn Packages recalled for Metal Fragments

May 7, 2014 by


FDA Enforcement Report posted the following recall: American Pop Corn Company, Sioux City, IA has recalled Jolly Time Microwave popcorn, Butter, 3/3-oz bags/carton. The cartons are packaged 12-cartons/case. Individual carton UPC: 028190007876, on the 12-ct case – UPC: 10028190007804 and 48-ct case Best By 03/27/15 (Julian date) 4086 Reason For Recall:  The product has the […]

Is popcorn giving you heart disease?

May 14, 2013 by


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


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


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 […]