PestWest® flies high with another award-winning night for flyDetect®

PestWest® flies high with another award-winning night for flyDetect® PestWest® was announced the winner of the Digital Engineering/Technology Award for flyDetect® at the Made in Yorkshire Awards ceremony last night hosted by Insider Media Limited. The prestigious manufacturing dinner was held at the Hilton Hotel in Leeds, and celebrated world-class companies based in Yorkshire and…

BASF have received their HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) certificate for Selontra

Great news! BASF have received their HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) certificate for Selontra. This will now allow pest controllers to use Selontra to service clients in the food industry employing the HACCP system. Selontra is certified as: • Suitable for use in and around facilities that operate a HACCP-based Food Safety Program,…

Legal teeth and rodent control update in 2021 Code of Best Practice to tackle “stubbornly static” rodenticide residues in barn owls

Legal teeth and rodent control update in 2021 Code of Best Practice to tackle “stubbornly static” rodenticide residues in barn owls Rodenticide use for permanent, pulsed or burrow baiting, or in covered and protected bait stations, is now only legal if the product label permits these ‘non-standard’ scenarios specifically. This applies equally to pest controllers,…

Static rodenticide residues in barn owl surveillance

Static rodenticide residues in barn owl surveillance Two-thirds of barn owls analysed have been found with detectable liver residues of two or more second generation anticoagulant rodenticides (SGARs). Another 21% were positive for one SGAR in this Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) surveillance. The highest frequency detections were of bromadiolone, difenacoum and brodifacoum. For…