Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Butter Flavoring Maker Wins Case Of Alleged Lung Injuries From Microwave Popcorn

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Butter Flavoring Maker Wins Case Of Alleged Lung Injuries From Microwave Popcorn

SIOUX CITY, Iowa - A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa on Aug. 20 issued an official judgment enforcing a jury verdict in favor of popcorn manufacturers and determined that they were not liable for injuries that a couple claimed were caused by exposure to diacetyl and pentanedione, which are chemicals used to make artificial butter flavoring in popcorn (David Stults, et al. v. American Pop Corn Company, et al., No. 11-4077, N.D. Iowa).

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