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MND BRIEF: Butter flavoring implicated in Alzheimer’s

MND BRIEF: Butter flavoring implicated in Alzheimer’s

From an article in Chemical Research in Toxicology [1], Diacetyl (DA) aggravates beta-amyloid plaques in Alzheimer’s. Problem is besides pop corn butter flavoring, DA is present in many food. Is that News? Yes and no.  We published a post [2] in Dec 2010 discussing another study that shows DA could …Read the Rest

Attention Movie goers!  Diacetyl – a chemical used in popcorn butter flavoring – may damage lungs

Attention Movie goers! Diacetyl – a chemical used in popcorn butter flavoring – may damage lungs

MND: Source  FoodNavigator: “…. [the]  disease bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS), [was] diagnosed in a number of workers at US popcorn manufacturing plants in 2007. MND: Dutch study ‘s abstract in PUBS‘abstract listing of the  journal of agricultural and food chemistry MND: Culprit is  Butter Flavorant Diacetyl; categorized as safe under the  GRAS (generally recognized …Read the Rest

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