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18 April 2001 Issue
14 Health Hazards Hunters Can Eliminate

by kurmesh@yahoo.com 

HEALTH HAZARDS
1. arthritis.. from waiting in the cold P&G's Iams did an education seminar for hunters on this
2. warts.. from skinning and handling the flesh of animals..
a. meat enzymes in combination with knife cuts on the hands cause meat handlers to have 3 times the warts says UFCW http://www.ufcw.org
b. corrosive taxidermy chemicals
3. bad meat causing food poisoning and in some cases death http://www.pcrm.org
4. alcoholism: avoid being in the woods with alcoholics
5. cancer, heart disease and other intrinsic problems of meat http://www.ivu.org
6. Mad Elk and Mad Deer Disease. This week David Butler Jones, chief health officer for Saskatchewan, announced on the CBC that BSE (bovine spongiform encephalopathy) is contaminating elk and deer herds in Canada and the US. One theory is that factory farming of the animals causes disease generating proximity. Another is that deer are eating dumpster food containing animal products. http://www.madcowboy.com http://www.cbc.ca
7. Over exertion causes heart attacks

ACCIDENT HAZARDS
8. hypothermia
9. occasional injury by victimized animals
10. stepping into traps
11. accidents from stray bullets cause death and injury
12. knife cuts in skinning
13. falling
14. drowning
http://www.securityworld.com/library/travelrec/safehunter.html

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