Beer and Water from Great Lakes Contain Microplastics

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Monday, May 14, 2018
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A new study published in PLOS ONE shows widespread microplastics in every beer that is made using Great Lakes water.

The same study looked at drinking water and once again found microplastics in nearly every sample.

Most of the microplastics found were under 5 millimeters.

The authors of the study say this should be a wake-up call about the prevalence of microplastics.

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