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First meeting of PWIPM UK declared a success First meeting of PWIPM UK declared a success
The first meeting of PWIPM – Professional Women in Pest Management – in the UK was declared a resounding success by the 34 women who gathered at the CIEH building in Hatfield, London on 16 January.
 
New AIB audit and inspection standards New AIB audit and inspection standards
A revised set of standards covering key requirements for food storage and processing facilities have been introduced by AIB International.
 
All but confirmed that Canada geese caused plane to ditch in New York All but confirmed that Canada geese caused plane to ditch in New York
Interviews conducted with the pilots and cabin crew have all but confirmed that a flock of Canada geese was the cause of the near-disaster that struck Flight 1459 seconds after it took off from New York's La Guardia airport on 15 January 2008.
 
New high flying bird course introduced New high flying bird course introduced
A new, one-day advanced bird course aimed at tackling the more complex bird challenges has been launched by Network Bird Control.
 
The European Parliament votes to tighten rules on pesticide use The European Parliament votes to tighten rules on pesticide use
In Strasbourg on 13 January 2009, members of the European Parliament voted in favour of proposed legislation to restrict the use of agricultural pesticides.
 
Pest Control Portal gets a make-over Pest Control Portal gets a make-over
The popular Pest Control Portal website has been redesigned.
 
Disposal scheme for out-of-date pesticide products launched Disposal scheme for out-of-date pesticide products launched
A three month long scheme to facilitate the legal disposal of pesticide products which no longer hold a current product registration has just been introduced.
 


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