Category: “On-human-health”

Game meat may contain variable amounts of lead in the form of fine metallic residues originating from hunting ammunition. This study investigates the effect of frequent game meat consumption in the blood lead levels of hunters comparing it to a control group, voluntary blood donors...

The primary lead contamination of game meat stems from intake of natural food, water and habitat exposure. Projectiles used to hunt game may cause secondary lead contamination of their meat. This study investigates the relationship between blood lead levels and clinical desease. Download the presentation Download full...

Lead is a natural environmental contaminant, but its use in the past in water pipes, paint and petrol increased its general presence. Food is the major source of human exposure to lead. The current study examined 144,206 analytical results for lead in food collected during...