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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TrapMe

Pelsis announce launch of new remote rodent monitoring system TrapMe     Global manufacturer and distributor of pest control products Pelsis have launched a new remote rodent monitoring system to be sold through the groups Edialux Professional Products division. The TrapMe remote rodent monitoring system combines a powerful trap with built in remote monitoring functionality…

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PelGar brings its R&D in-house

Press Release 6 July 2020 PelGar brings its R&D in-house After 5 years of operation, PelGar is to cease its operations at Church Farm Training Centre, near Basingstoke. During this time, in addition to being a unique training venue for PCO’s, the facility has been the centre for PelGar’s insecticide efficacy testing and provided a…

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Rodenticide resistance testing halted by lab closure

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE CAMPAIGN FOR RESPONSIBLE RODENTICIDE USE Rodenticide resistance testing halted by lab closure Testing for rodenticide resistance in rats and mice has been suspended due to coronavirus-related closure of the laboratory where DNA analysis was being done. Funded by the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use, this annual surveillance is…

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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…

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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…

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