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Flavoring Suspected in Illness: Calif. Considers Banning Chemical Used in Microwave Popcorn

Date: May 7, 2007
Author: Sonya Geis
QUOTE: Since 2001, academic studies have shown links between the disease and a chemical used in artificial butter flavor called diacetyl. One death from the disease has been confirmed. But no federal laws regulate the chemical's use.

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