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Study finds microplastics in human excrement in Europe, Russia and Japan

by Futures Centre, Jan 24
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According to researchers from the Environment Agency Austria, microplastics have been found in human stools for the first time.  The study showed that all 8 of the participants from Russia, Europe, and Japan had microplastics in their excrement.  Although admittedly small in size, the study could indicate widespread plastic particles in the food chain, say researchers.

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