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Plastic Found In Mussels From Arctic to China – Enters Human Food Ocean pollution may be reaching dinner plates Yahoo – December 20, 2017

Plastic Found In Mussels From Arctic to China – Enters Human Food
Ocean pollution may be reaching dinner plates
Yahoo – December 20, 2017

Tiny bits of plastic are contaminating mussels from the European Arctic to China in a sign of the global spread of ocean pollution that can end up on people’s dinner plates.

Mussels in apparently pristine Arctic waters had most plastic of any tested along the Norwegian coast, according to a study this month by the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA).

Plastics may be getting swept north by ocean currents and winds from Europe and America, ending up swirling around the Arctic Ocean, NIVA researcher Amy Lusher told Reuters.

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