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Cooking a curry? Your rice could be hiding micro-plastics, warn scientists – The New Daily

Australians who love curries and risotto could be unknowingly eating one kilogram of plastic every year, warn Queensland researchers.

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Australians who love curries and risotto could be unknowingly eating one kilogram of micro-plastics every year, warn Queensland researchers.
Their caution was issued after discovering rice can contain traces of potentially harmful micro-plastics.
In their world-first study, led by the University of Queensland and published in the Journal of Hazardous Materials, the scientists found an average 100-gram single serve of uncooked rice can contain 3 to 4 milligrams of plastic.
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