Development of novel analytical methods to trace small micro- and nanoplastics in food matrices

Last updated on 18-1-2024 by Charlotte Wouters

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In the last decades, our life style significantly changed, for instance in terms of consumption of convenient food or usage of single-use items. As a direct consequence, the production of plastics is globally increasing, as well as their release into the environment, threatening wildlife and human health. Most of the produced plastics are used for packaging items, from cosmetic to food applications. Up to now, the most common plastics used for packaging have been petroleum-derived, such as polyethylene (PE), polystyrene (PS), polyethylene terephthalate (PET), polyvinylchloride (PVC), polypr…

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