Microplastics found in supermarket fish & shellfish


Tiny particles of plastic that pollute oceans and lakes are winding up inside the fish and shellfish we purchase in stores, research compiled for the UN’s International Maritime Organization has found. (Bebeto Matthews/Associated Press)
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‘It (microplastic) has infiltrated every level of the food chain in marine environments … and so now we’re seeing it come back to us on our dinner plates.’

Assistant Professor Chelsea M. Rochman