Deer hunters. (Credit: Florida Fish and Wildlife)

Lead in hunted meat: Who’s telling hunters and their families?

Despite the mounting concerns over lead exposure from wild game, lead ammunition use continues as hunters and their families remain unaware or deeply mistrustful of the dangers

Lead contamination in hunted meat has the potential to impact the health of millions of people in the U.S. who are connected to the hunting community, including low-income recipients of venison donations.

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