Biologists find opioid in Puget Sound mussels

Washington State wildlife biologists have found the painkiller oxycodone in Puget Sound mussels.

The levels were low, and limited to urban areas, not commercial beds.

But biologists say it shows how contaminated waterways are.

They've already found antibiotics, antidepressants, and cancer drugs in seafood.

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