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Friday, August 10, 2007

Flavoring Lawsuits

I realized today I haven't previously noted the growing number of lawsuits brought by workers exposed to butter flavoring (typically for microwave popcorn).  The product (diacetyl) apparently causes severe lung obstruction via air exposure.  The Pump Handle has extensive coverage.

--BC

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