Additional Biosecurity for Rat and Mouse Tail Samples

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE CAMPAIGN FOR RESPONSIBLE RODENTICIDE USE    Additional biosecurity for rat and mouse tail samples Additional biosecurity measures when sending rat and mouse tail samples for rodenticide resistance testing have been introduced. Farmers, gamekeepers and pest controllers are asked to follow new packaging guidance at thinkwildlife.org/downloads. Two main changes…

RODENT RESISTANCE TAIL TESTING RESUMES

Anticoagulant Resistance Project 1 Anticoagulant Resistance Project Download Now NOTE: If your samples are from a location within a 5km radius of an existing data point then the samples may not be analysed free of charge. If you would like to check whether you are near any resistance go to RRAC’s online interactive questionnaire and map…

Remote point of sale audits boost rodenticide review readiness

PRESS RELEASE ON BEHALF OF THE CAMPAIGN FOR RESPONSIBLE RODENTICIDE USE 20 May 2020 Remote point of sale audits boost rodenticide review readiness Amid covid disruption, users and sellers of professional-use-only rodenticides are reminded that a formal review of the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime by its HSE-led Government Oversight Group is imminent. Dr Alan Buckle, chairman…

The UK Government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy

The UK Government has now announced a relaxation to the current lockdown rules issued a 50 page document (View Document) setting out guidelines for businesses and the public due to the ongoing corona virus pandemic. The main points are as follows Clinically vulnerable people should remain at home. Anyone showing symptoms however mild, should continue…

NPTA Technical Manager John Hope answers your questions

NPTA TECHNICAL MANAGER JOHN HOPE ANSWERS YOUR QUESTIONS   Lockdown – Can members go about their business?   John: “obviously the government guidelines are changing daily, but yes, in theory, you can go out and provide your service. The Prime Minister said is that if you cannot work from home, you can go to work.…