Seaweed and Forever Chemicals - Maine Coast Sea Vegetables

Seaweed and Forever Chemicals

Seaweed and Pollution
The past few years have seen lots of media attention about “forever chemicals”, the latest in a long line of industrial chemicals to raise concern.  If forever chemicals seem to be everywhere, it’s because they are.  This has led seaweed lovers, including some of our own customers, to wonder whether they’re found in seaweed at dangerous levels.  We think this is unlikely, but read on to learn more.
A Sea of Plastic: Is Plastic On My Seaweed? - Maine Coast Sea Vegetables

A Sea of Plastic: Is Plastic On My Seaweed?

Seaweed and Pollution
Is there a danger that sea vegetables contain or are coated by microplastics?  Does Maine Coast Sea Vegetables test for this type of contamination? How many microplastics are in the Gulf of Maine, anyways?