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Workers and diacetyl: 5 things to know

From microwave popcorn manufacturing workers to coffee roasters, employees who work with certain flavoring chemicals may be at risk for lung disease
From workers at microwave popcorn plants to coffee roasters, people who work with the flavoring chemicals diacetyl and 2,3-pentanedione may be at risk for bronchiolitis obliterans, an irreversible disease also known as “popcorn lung.”
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Study links iron mining to mesothelioma

Minneapolis – Longer work tenure and higher exposure to certain particles put Minnesota iron miners at an increased risk of a rare form of lung cancer, according to a new study from the University of Minnesota.
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