Wednesday, 11 December, 2019

Tag: Environmental

Food Chain Turns Toxic As Plastic Waste Is Dumped

Food Chain Turns Toxic As Plastic Waste Is Dumped

Plastic waste exports to South-East Asia have been implicated in extreme levels of toxins entering the human food chain in Indonesia. A new study that sampled chicken eggs around sites in the country where plastic waste accumulates identified alarming levels of dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls long recognised as extremely injurious to human health.

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