Nowadays, there is a widespread wrong assumption among public opinion that hunters and shooters are the most affected by lead poisoning because of their high exposure to lead contained in ammunition, writes Gloria Martini.

Gloria Martini is the secretary-general of AFEMS.

However, there are several scientific studies and research papers showing that metallic lead in ammunition has no significant impact on human health as compared to other forms of lead.
A further proof of the absence of correlation between lead exposure resulting from the use of lead in ammunition and elevated blood lead level is provided by the story of Danka Barteková.

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