Lead shot lack of progress

On Wednesday a paper was published showing that, so far, nothing has changed in lead ammunition use – see here. Report in the BBC – click here and listen to BBC Inside Science – click here about half way through. Report in the Telegraph – see here. The GWCT take it on the chin (and…

Waitrose and lead in game meat

You may easily have missed this statement on the Waitrose website! In fact, it took me 15 minutes to find it and I was told that it was there and what the wording was. You certainly wouldn’t find it easily if, for example, you’d heard that Waitrose had gone lead-free and you wanted to buy…

Waitrose slipping on its lead-free promise

This blog has praised Waitrose for its stance on lead in game meat – see here and here very recently for examples. But some blog readers, obviously Waitrose customers, have suggested that the game meat on sale is not lead free. One, at least, has questioned Waitrose on this and received the reply below which…