The Association of European Ammunition Manufacturers (AFEMS) and the World Shooting Forum (WFSA) are hosting a symposium in Brussels on 19 – 20 October 2015 on sustainable use of lead ammunition in hunting and sports shooting. What’s at issue here?

A very vigorous debate has been going on for a number of years now about traditional ammunition containing lead and lead-free alternatives – especially with respect to sport hunting, where in recent years an increasing number of bans have been imposed in Germany and at the EU level on classic hunting ammunition. Now, manufacturers are taking an opportunity to speak to this issue through their association, AFEMS, which, together with the World Shooting Forum, is organizing an event aimed at clarifying some of the questions associated with this controversy.

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