Seafood study finds plastic in all samples

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A study of five different seafoods has found traces of plastic in every sample tested.

Associated journal article: Francisca Ribeiro, Elvis D. Okoffo, Jake W. O’Brien, Sarah Fraissinet-Tachet, Stacey O’Brien, Michael Gallen, Saer Samanipour, Sarit Kaserzon, Jochen F. Mueller, Tamara Galloway, Kevin V. Thomas. “Quantitative Analysis of Selected Plastics in High-Commercial-Value Australian Seafood by Pyrolysis Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry.” Environmental Science & Technology, 2020; 54 (15): 9408 DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.0c02337

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