Have any labor unions teamed up with environmental organizations to protect industrial workers from exposure to harmful chemicals?



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    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health found in a series of studies that workers in popcorn factories who are exposed to diacetyl vapors from artificial butter used in microwave popcorn are prone to the lung disease bronchiolitis obliterans, also known as “popcorn workers lung”.  The United Food and Commercial Workers Union took measures in 2006 to protect workers from exposure to diacetyl vapor. 

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