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It’s on our plates and in our poo, but are microplastics a health risk? – The Guardian

The omnipresent plastic is rife in dust, rice, placentas and tap water, but experts say it’s hard to untangle whether it’s harmful to humans

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Environmental investigationsThe omnipresent plastic is rife in dust, rice, placentas and tap water, but experts say its hard to untangle whether its harmful to humans
As much as the idea might be unpalatable, all of our diets are now likely to include tiny servings of plastic.
The places where microplastics and plastic fibres have been found is beginning to read like a supermarket shopping list.
Studies have found microplastics that is, pieces or fibres smaller than 5mm in foods including tea,…

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