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The hidden ageing factor: microplastics in food

Microwave heating of plastic containers releases the highest amount of microplastics and nanoplastics into food. Some containers release billions of particles in just 3 minutes.   Key takeaways: Assessing the release of microplastics and nanoplastics from plastic...

Microplastics harm fish health: Study finds

There is a growing body of research that suggests that microplastics may pose a health risk to humans. A study was conducted to determine the effects of dietary microplastics on the digestive performance, hepatic function, and lifespan of the annual fish...

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