Microplastics found in supermarket fish, shellfish http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/microplastics-fish-shellfish-1.3954947
Tiny pieces of plastic are making their way into fish and shellfish found at the supermarket, a new study has shown. The findings are part of a report prepared for the International Maritime Organization, the UN agency responsible for preventing marine pollution. It's not yet been established what effect these tiny particles of plastic will have on the humans who consume them, the report says. Brandie Weikle reports. (CBC) See also: Car Tires a Source of Marine Microplastics http://maritime-executive.com/article/car-tires-a-source-of-marine-microplastics (Marine Executive)