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Study reveals that shrimp contain a cocktail of drugs and pesticides

Picture this: A delicious bowl of shrimp, smothered in garlic butter, resting delicately on a bed of steaming white rice. Sound good? You bet! Now, picture that same shrimp packed full of cocaine, pharmaceutical drugs and toxic pesticides. You’re probably not quite as keen to dig into that tasty bowl of food anymore, are you? Well, unfortunately for seafood lovers, a study published in the journal Environment International has found that shrimp from rivers outside London, U.K., are contaminated with a variety of toxins. And scientists have detected a similar trend in seafood from across the globe.  Read more.....

 

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