Cholecalciferol rodenticides covered by stewardship regime

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE CAMPAIGN FOR RESPONSIBLE RODENTICIDE USE (PPC list)   Cholecalciferol rodenticides covered by stewardship regime Rodenticides based on cholecalciferol are subject to conditions of the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime, operated by the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use UK. This confirmation is prompted by new products coming to the UK…

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Surprise Resistance Surveillance Results Prompt Wake-up Call

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE CAMPAIGN FOR RESPONSIBLE RODENTICIDE USE Surprise resistance surveillance results prompt wake-up call The spread of rats against which some rodenticides don’t work has taken a “surprising and troubling” turn, according to Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use chairman Dr Alan Buckle. New 2019-2020 survey results show not only that…

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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…

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PROMPT relaxes rules on CPD point collection

PROMPT relaxes rules on CPD point collection With industry events, conferences and meetings across the UK cancelled, PROMPT has taken the decision to relax its CPD requirements for Register members. Stephen Jacob, PROMPT CEO, explains that ordinarily members are annually required to collect a set number of CPD points before the points-year ends on 31…

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HSE – Covid 19 Testing Guidance for Employers

Guidance for employers and third-party healthcare providers on the regulations and legal obligations of running testing programmes. Details Some employers and third-party healthcare providers may want to introduce their own internal testing programmes outside of the NHS Test and Trace service. This guidance will help them ensure that their testing programmes are as reliable and…

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RODENT RESISTANCE TAIL TESTING RESUMES

Anticoagulant Resistance Project 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 below.…

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Free Rodenticide Resistance Testing Service Resumes

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE CAMPAIGN FOR RESPONSIBLE RODENTICIDE USE Appeal to pest controllers, farmers and gamekeepers for samples Free DNA testing for rodenticide resistance in rats and mice has resumed with the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use. Chairman Dr Alan Buckle calls for tail samples of freshly killed rats and mice from…

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