HYH Article Breakdown – Study Discovers Startling Amounts of Microplastics in The Feces of Babies

Study Discovers Startling Amounts of Microplastics in The Feces of Babies

MICHELLE STARR – ScienceAlert.com

How did they find out?

Researchers collected poo from 6 one-year-olds and 10 adults and meconium from 3 newborn babies and measured levels of different plastics by mass spectometry.

Who said so?

Academics at New York University School of Medicine. Link provided to the article published in the journal ‘Environmental Science & Technology Letters’. Article not accessible.

Who else agrees?

No quotes from authors (apart from copied from paper text) or independent researchers

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