Do you do 3rd party testing for heavy metals and microplastics?

An independent, third party lab has run these extensive nutrition panels on our bites. We have also run heavy metal and toxicity tests on our product - the bites are under safe harbor limits as regulated by Prop 65. There isn’t yet an established standardized methodology for detecting and counting microplastics in food.

Our supplier, Maine Coast Sea Vegetables, has studied the potential for seaweed to uptake microplastics, and has found that because macroalgae don’t consume random particles of food or filter seawater like filter feeders do, if microplastics are present, they would be on the surface of the seaweed and not within, which would be washed away during cleaning and processing.
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