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Bottle-fed babies and microplastics

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Fay Couceiro responding to a study which found bottle-fed children ingest microplastics

Period19 Oct 2020 → 20 Oct 2020

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TitleBottle-fed babies ingest 'millions' of microplastics: study
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletYahoo! News
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date20/10/20
DescriptionThere is growing evidence that humans consume huge numbers of the tiny particles, formed when larger pieces of plastic break down, but very little is known about the knock-on health consequences.
Producer/AuthorAmélie Bottollier-Depois
URLhttps://uk.news.yahoo.com/bottle-fed-babies-ingest-millions-000230328.html
PersonsFay Couceiro
TitleMicroplastics found in baby bottles, possible ingestion of million tiny particles daily
Media name/outletManila Bulletin
CountryPhilippines
Date20/10/20
DescriptionResearchers in Ireland did a study over a period of 21 days, and they found that the bottles made from polypropylene (commonly used plastic for food containers) released between 1.3 and 16.2 million plastic microparticles per liter.
URLhttps://mb.com.ph/2020/10/20/parents-beware-microplastics-found-in-baby-bottles-possible-ingestion-of-million-tiny-particles-daily/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=parents-beware-microplastics-found-in-baby-bottles-possible-ingestion-of-million-tiny-particles-daily
PersonsFay Couceiro
TitleBottle-fed Babies Ingest 'Millions' Of Microplastics: Study
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletInternational Business Times
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date20/10/20
DescriptionBottle-fed babies may ingest more than a million pieces of microplastics each day, new research showed, highlighting the abundance of plastics in our food products
URLhttps://www.ibtimes.com/bottle-fed-babies-ingest-millions-microplastics-study-3064846
PersonsFay Couceiro
TitleBottle-fed babies ingest ‘millions’ of microplastics, says study
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletMalay Mail
Media typeWeb
CountryMalaysia
Date19/10/20
DescriptionBottle-fed babies may ingest more than a million pieces of microplastics each day, new research showed today highlighting the abundance of plastics in our food products
URLhttps://www.malaymail.com/news/life/2020/10/19/bottle-fed-babies-ingest-millions-of-microplastics-says-study/1914355
PersonsFay Couceiro
TitleBottle-fed babies may ingest 'millions' of microplastics each day, Irish researchers find
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletTheJournal.ie
Media typeWeb
CountryIreland
Date19/10/20
DescriptionBottle-fed babies may ingest more than a million pieces of microplastics each day, new research has shown, highlighting the abundance of plastics in our food products.
URLhttps://www.thejournal.ie/bottle-fed-babies-microplastics-5238052-Oct2020/
PersonsFay Couceiro
TitleBottle-Fed Babies Ingest ‘Millions’ of Microplastics: Study
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletCourthouse News Service
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date19/10/20
DescriptionThere is growing evidence that humans consume huge numbers of the tiny particles, formed when larger pieces of plastic break down, but very little is known about the knock-on health consequences.
URLhttps://www.courthousenews.com/bottle-fed-babies-ingest-millions-of-microplastics-study/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=bottle-fed-babies-ingest-millions-of-microplastics-study
PersonsFay Couceiro
TitleBottle-fed babies ingest 'millions' of microplastics: study
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletRTL Today (LU)
Media typeWeb
CountryLuxembourg
Date19/10/20
DescriptionBottle-fed babies may ingest more than a million pieces of microplastics each day, new research showed highlighting the abundance of plastics in our food products
URLhttps://today.rtl.lu/news/science-and-environment/a/1598294.html
PersonsFay Couceiro
TitleStudy: Bottle-fed babies ingest millions of microplastics
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletDhaka Tribune
Media typeWeb
CountryBangladesh
Date19/10/20
DescriptionOver a 21-day test period, the team found that the bottles released between 1.3 and 16.2 million plastic microparticles per litre
URLhttps://www.dhakatribune.com/world/2020/10/19/study-bottle-fed-babies-ingest-millions-of-microplastics
PersonsFay Couceiro

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