People eat at least 50,000 microplastic compounds a year

Study findings: - Analyzed 15% of calories consumed a day - Based on data from previous study examining America diet, and then extrapolated - Estimated consumption is 50,000 microplastic compounds per adult, and 40,000 per child - Bottled water conaint 22x microplastics compared to tap water (130,000/yr for bottled water vs. 4,000/yr for tap water) - This study did not examine health implications