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Man Awarded $7.2 Million for “Popcorn Lung”? Manufacturer Linked to Missouri & Illinois

Posted on September 21st, 2012 by Zane Cagle

A Colorado man has been awarded a $7.2 million by a federal jury for developing “popcorn lung” from a chemical used in artificial butter, according to the Joplin Globe.  The Plaintiff in this case ate two bags of microwave popcorn a day and developed this condition, and argued there was…

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