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Better News on Rat Bait

The NGO attended a 'stakeholder meeting' recently on the rat bait issue, hosted by the Health and Safety Executive, who opened the day by saying they were in listening mode and looking for solutions. Given that it was they who recently banned difenacoum and bromadiolone use away from buildings, a move they now describe as "interim", this was a good start. The conference heard from many affected sectors and the NGO was asked to speak for all 'outdoor users' of the baits. . Our spokesman listed the many rural sectors such as farmers, smallholders,and gamekeepers ...read more

Posted by: Charles Nodder / 01 May 2013 at 14:44 / Comment