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Microplastics in the food chain: cosmetics industry does its bit

As the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) prepares a report on microplastics in food, the cosmetics industry has said it will stop the use of plastic micro particles in wash off cosmetic and personal care products, amid public concerns over marine litter. The EFSA report is expected to be published at the end of the year and will attempt an assessment of the microplastic threat to the food chain.



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