NEW YORK (CBSNEWS.COM) – While they may be polluting our oceans, rivers and ice, one group says there’s little evidence that microplastics in drinking water pose a health risk to humans.

A woman drinks water from a plastic bottle. (credit: Fred Tanneau/AFP/Getty Images)

The just-published 124-page report from the World Health Organization (WHO) is the first major international study to examine the potential human health risks caused by exposure to microplastics in drinking water — and it found there are more microplastics in bottled water than in tap water.

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