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BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Education could help dissipate concern about lead in venison meat, officials of seven Midwest states decided Wednesday.


Deer hunters could be educated about how to best shoot deer, how to field dress the carcass and what kinds of bullets to use.

Meat processors could be shown how to remove potentially dangerous lead and shown that ground meat could pose more of a hazard than other cuts.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.