Jury Clears Butter Flavor Co. In 'Popcorn Lung' Trial

By Sindhu Sundar (August 20, 2014, 4:54 PM EDT) -- New York-based flavor giant International Flavors and Fragrances Inc. won a jury verdict Tuesday in Iowa federal court, defeating an injury suit that claimed its butter flavoring, which contains the compound diacetyl, caused a man to develop a serious lung condition from microwaving popcorn containing that flavoring. ...

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