Kent mussels tested for plastic contamination

Scientists have found on average 60% of mussel samples collected from four Kent beaches contained plastic particles.

In Ramsgate, 80% of the creatures were contaminated, while in Herne Bay it was 40%. No site was free of plastic.

See more on this story on Inside Out, on BBC One South East on Monday 9 October at 19:30 BST, and later on the BBC iPlayer.

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