Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 30th, 2004
"The CDC's Healthy People 2010 has set a U.S. population lead level goal of <25 mcg/dL. A recent study of Emergency Department patients in Atlanta, Georgia, revealed a significant association between reported moonshine consumption and elevated blood lead. However, beyond anecdotal reports and isolated case histories, laboratory analyses confirming the presence and extent of lead contamination among moonshine samples are absent from modern scientific literature," scientists in the United States report.
"One hundred and fifteen suspected moonshine samples seized by local law...
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