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Indonesia's food chain turns toxic as plastic waste exports flood in

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Study of chicken egg samples reveals presence of dangerous chemical compounds around areas where waste is dumped Plastic waste exports to south-east Asia have been implicated in extreme levels of toxins entering the human food chain in Indonesia. A new study that sampled chicken eggs around sites in the country where plastic waste accumulates identified alarming levels of dioxins and polychlorinated...

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