Scientists found different levels of plastic residues in seafood samples

London, August 12, a study released by the University of Exeter showed that plastic residues were found in five different kinds of seafood samples, and the content of plastic in different kinds of seafood was also quite different. < / P > < p > researchers from the University of Exeter and the University of Queensland in Australia conducted this study to assess the impact of marine plastic pollution, and the results have been published in the US monthly journal of environmental science and technology.

reports that researchers bought oysters, prawns, squid, crabs and sardine in a seafood market in Australia and assessed the level of plastic residues in these seafood by technical means. According to Francesca Ribeiro, a scholar of University of Queensland and a

report author, if the average daily consumption is calculated, the average consumer can eat about 0.7 mg of plastic per oysters or squid, while the plastic that eats a sardine can even reach 30 mg, which is about the weight of a grain of rice.