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Drain-Blocking Fatbergs Are Becoming Increasingly Common

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked


Story at-a-glance

  • The term "fatberg" was coined in 2008 to describe a large mass of fats, oils, grease (FOG) and nonbiological objects that are flushed down the toilet. They can block sewer systems and cause a backup of sewage into your home


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