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Seafood study finds plastic in all samples – IntraFish

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

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A recent study looking at plastic levels in five different species of seafood consumed by humans detected traces in every sample tested.
Researchers bought oysters, shrimp, squid, crab and sardines from a market in Australia and analyzed them using a newly developed method that identifies and measures five different plastic types simultaneously.
The study by the University of Exeter and the University of Queensland found plastic levels of 0.04 milligrams per gram of tissue in squid, 0.07 milli…

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