WHO launches health review after microplastics found in 90 per cent of bottled water

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WHO launches health review after microplastics found in 90 per cent of bottled water

Researchers find levels of plastic fibres in popular bottled water brands could be twice as high as those found in tap water

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced a review into the potential risks of plastic in drinking water after a new analysis of some of the world's most popular bottled water brands found that...

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