WATCH: Study suggests that you have plastic in your poop

2018-11-08 10:48

Oh poop!

You might not be pooping bricks yet, but you’re likely pooping plastic.

Scientists have found humans are eating plastic along with their food after a study found nine different plastic types in human stool samples.

According to Forbes, the study, which was presented at the 26th United European Gastroenterology (UEG) Week meeting in Austria, had 8 volunteers from different countries keep a food diary for a week before giving the researchers samples of their stool.

Participants were from Finland, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, the UK and Austria.

Researchers said every single stool sample tested positive for the presence of microplastic and up to nine different plastic types.

Extra source: Forbes


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