Lead exposure through consumption of big game meat in Quebec, Canada: risk assessment and perception.

@article{Fachehoun2015LeadET,
  title={Lead exposure through consumption of big game meat in Quebec, Canada: risk assessment and perception.},
  author={Richard Coovi Fachehoun and Benoit L{\'e}vesque and Pierre Dumas and Antoine St-Louis and Marjolaine Dub{\'e} and Pierre Ayotte},
  journal={Food additives & contaminants. Part A, Chemistry, analysis, control, exposure & risk assessment},
  year={2015},
  volume={32 9},
  pages={1501-11}
}
Game meat from animals killed by lead ammunition may expose consumers to lead. We assessed the risk related to lead intake from meat consumption of white-tailed deer and moose killed by lead ammunition and documented the perception of hunters and butchers regarding this potential contamination. Information on cervid meat consumption and risk perception were collected using a mailed self-administrated questionnaire which was addressed to a random sample of Quebec hunters. In parallel, 72 samples… CONTINUE READING

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