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From sea to plate: how plastic got into our fish

Original story at the Guardian• 40 mentions • 1 week ago

the Guardian 1 week ago

 
It’s enough to make you cry over your moules frites. Scientists at Ghent University in Belgium recently calculated that shellfish lovers are eating up to 11,000 plastic fragments in their seafood each year. We absorb fewer than 1%, but they will still accumulate in the body over time. The findings affect all Europeans, but, as the most voracious consumers of mussels, the Belgians were deemed to be most exposed. Britons should sympathise – last August, the results of a study by Plymouth University caused a stir when it was reported that plastic was found in a third of UK-caught fish,
 
 
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Eye-opening article on proliferation of plastics in sea & threat posed to humans thru seafood. https://t.co/ovRSfsnqhO #marineconservation
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8 million tonnes of plastic ends up in the sea each year. Fish eat it - and then we do: https://t.co/yOB98VP7xB https://t.co/LZwytxGWNU
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A brilliant, frightening piece RT @SusanSmillie: I wrote about how we're all eating plastic in our seafood. Its grim https://t.co/FZTbyd5GAK
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