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Submission + - There are probably tiny pieces of plastic waste in your table salt (

Taco Cowboy writes: A research carried out in China found traces of waste plastics in table salt. While the salt they use in the report came from China (and the surrounding seas) it does not mean that salt from other places are not contaminated

According to the picture ( @ https://qzprod.files.wordpress... ) even salt mined from rock mines were found to be contaminated with traceable amount of plastics

As TFA puts it —

" Although the oceans close to China appear to be a “hotspot” for microplastic pollutants, it is unlikely Chinese table salt is the only salt that is contaminated with plastics "

An American researcher also chimed in —

" Plastics have become such a ubiquitous contaminant, I doubt it matters whether you look for plastic in sea salt on Chinese or American supermarket shelves," Sherri Mason, an environmental science researcher at the State University of New York Fredonia told Scientific American. "I'd like to see some 'me-too' studies,” she added "

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