Oysters, shown out of their shell, collect tiny plastic particles while in the water. These microplastics can eventually make their way into your dinner. Ken Christensen/KCTS Television hide caption toggle caption Ken Christensen/KCTS Television The Salt Guess What's Showing Up In Our Shellfish? One Word: Plastics EarthFix September 19, 2017 Scientists predict that plastic in the ocean will eventually outweigh the fish there. Where is it all coming from? And is it making our food unsafe? Researchers are trying to find the answers.