Alan Jarrett

NHMRC supports current game meat guidelines

A new study by Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) confirms current UK Food Standards Agency guidelines concerning lead ammunition in game meat. The study, the NHMRC Statement and Information Paper ‘Evidence on the Effects of Lead on Human

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Guess who’s back?

Liz Truss has been reappointed as Secretary of State for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) following the reinstatement of the Conservative party, and she has been met with approval from the UK’s shooting organisations. Chairman of BASC, Alan Jarett has said:

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Cast your vote for BASC

It’s voting season – BASC members can now vote in this year’s Council election. Ballot papers were sent out with the organisations’s magazine March issue and online voting is now open. Five national seats are up for grabs, with the following

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Ten million visits

Natural England has found that the English countryside receives a massive ten million visits per year from fieldsports enthusiasts. These numbers were recorded as part of the fifth annual report from NE measuring people’s engagement with the countryside. Fishing generates yet

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Growing numbers at BASC

BASC membership has risen to over 140,000 members by the start of 2015.

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'Broaden your horizons' BASC tells regulators

The British Association for Game and Conservation has called on regulators of conservation sites to ‘broaden their horizons’. The organisation has stated it wants regulators to not just look at the wildlife and plants in an area before deciding on

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