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Pest managers attend Pest Controllers Academy refresher Pest managers attend Pest Controllers Academy refresher
On 5 April pest control managers attended a one-day refresher seminar following the very successful Pest Controllers Academy originally held on 6 & 7 October 2008.
 
New UK pesticide regulatory directorate launched New UK pesticide regulatory directorate launched
A new directorate, the Chemicals Regulation Directorate (CRD), officially came into being today (1 April 2009.) CRD will deal with biocides, agrochemicals and REACH regulatory issues.
 
News from Killgerm News from Killgerm
Take advantage of these two new Killgerm AF Heroes The AF Demi-Diamond moth SPI monitoring station and the AF Atom, a small, compact and stackable bait box. Both products are small and discreet and come with the outstanding quality of the Killgerm AF range.
 
First UK-trained bedbug sniffer dogs go into service First UK-trained bedbug sniffer dogs go into service
The first two UK-trained canine recruits have graduated with flying colours and are now fully operational in and around London sniffing out bedbugs.
 
Peter Crowden elected chairman of NPTA Peter Crowden elected chairman of NPTA
At their recent Board meeting, Peter Crowden of Rutland Pest Control was unanimously elected as NPTA chairman following the resignation earlier in the year of Barrie Sheard.
 
Flamborough hits the headlines Flamborough hits the headlines
Christened ‘Ratville UK’ by the Daily Mail, the quiet seaside village of Flambourgh in East Yorkshire has shot to prominence with a rat infestation.
 
Pesticide review programme completed under Directive 91/414/EEC Pesticide review programme completed under Directive 91/414/EEC
It was announced on 12 March that the European Commission had completed its 16 year review of existing pesticide active ingredients approved for the market prior to 1993.
 


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