Microplastics in Food and Water – National Academies Food Forum December 8 Webinar to address the State of the Science, Human Health Impacts, Consumer Risk Perceptions and Research Gaps

The National Academies Food Forum https://www.nationalacademies.org/our-work/food-forum/about has scheduled a webinar for December 8, 2021 https://www.nationalacademies.org/event/12-08-2021/microplastics-from-food-and-water-state-of-the-science-and-potential-impacts-on-human-health “… to review the state of the science and research gaps related to plastics and microplastics in food and water. Invited speakers will discuss the state of the science, discuss human health impacts, policy and regulatory implications, and consumer risk perceptions of microplastics in food and water … The final agenda will be made available closer to the event …” - Confirmed speakers include: Scott Coffin, California State Water Resources Control Board; Robert Ellis-Hutchings, DOW Chemical Company; Kara Lavender Law, Sea Education Association; Sabine Pahl, University of Vienna; Yasir Sultan, Safe Environments Directorate, Health Canada; and Stacey Wiggins, FDA #MicroPlastics #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic @theNASEM