• Hunting for Plastic

    16 days ago - By Mercola

    Plastic pollution has become an urgent, worldwide problem. The average person now ingests about 100 plastic particles each year from eating shellfish and up to 68,415 plastic fibers each year just from the plastic dust particles landing on their plates during meals. Tap water, bottled water 1 and sea salt 2 also come with a "side order" of microplastics.
    Many of the chemicals used to make plastics disrupt hormones, embryonic development and gene expression, and are linked to obesity, heart disease and cancer.
    Marine animals are also gravely affected. Microbeads, tiny plastic pellets that...
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