Bill seeks to reverse drop in venison donations
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Tighter rules are being blamed for a sharp drop-off in donations of venison to Minnesota's 300 food shelves.
Since the state began requiring X-rays of donated venison to ensure it's not contaminated with lead from bullet fragments, donations have plunged from 78,500 pounds in 2007 to about 20,000 pounds in 2010.
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