Pop Stop: Denmark retailer stops sale of microwave popcorn amid health fears

Some love it, some hate it: that overwhelming buttery, salty smell that fills the house every time you throw a bag of popcorn in the microwave. However, larger concerns have led Danish retailer Coop Denmark to pull microwave popcorn from the shelves of their 1,200 stores. Highly fluorinated chemicals like those used in food packaging have been linked to immune system problems, increased risk of miscarriage in women, and several types of cancer. Highly fluorinated chemicals¬†are commonly used in microwave…

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