Scientists have discovered an opioid pain reliever in mussels and say its likely other marine life are also affected

Scientists who track pollution have discovered traces of the pain reliever oxycodone in some mussels in Seattle’s Puget Sound.

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife obtained clean mussels from Penn Cove on Whidbey Island and put them in different areas to test for water contamination, KIRO-TV reported this week.

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