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Bottle-fed babies swallow millions of microplastics a day, study finds 1 month 1 week ago #49

Exposure is far higher than previously thought and also affects plastic food containers.

Bottle-fed babies are swallowing millions of microplastic particles a day, according to the research described as a “milestone” in the understanding of human exposure to tiny plastics.

Scientists found that the recommended high-temperature process for sterilising plastic bottles and preparing formula milk caused bottles to shed millions of microplastics and trillions of even smaller nanoplastics.

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