That's Not Butter!

That's Not Butter!

According to an article by the same title in ACRES, USA magazine, microwave popcorn manufacturers ConAgra (Orville Redenbacher and Act II), General Mills (Pop Secret), American Pop Corn Co. (Jolly Time), and Weaver Popcorn, have all finally removed the butter flavouring chemical, daicetyl, from their popcorn.  Apparently, more than five years ago, scientists linked the chemical to Bronchiolitis obliterans, a deadly disease amongst popcorn factory workers.

It may be safer to consider buying plain, organically grown popcorn and pop it the old-fashioned way (on the stove or over a fire), then add melted butter produced from the milk of grass-fed cows. 

 

Posted: 2008-03-22


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