TIL Nearly all chewing gum on the market is made with plastic as part of the “gum base” ingredient. In the U.S., companies are not required to disclose to consumers what makes up their gum base. Only a few niche brands exist that offer plastic-free gum.

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  1. Hang on. Is THAT why it takes seven years or some shit to break down in your stomach? Cos I’m nothing if not a swallower, so plastic free gum could be a game changer here…

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