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US warns of aggressive cannibal rats facing shortage of rubbish to eat
US warns of aggressive cannibal rats facing shortage of rubbish to eat
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned of “unusual or aggressive” behaviour in American rats as a consequence of more than two months of human lockdown.
There's still time to nominate for the Pest Best Product Award 2020
There's still time to nominate for the Pest Best Product Award 2020
Now is the time for Pest readers to name their best products. The winners will be announced at PestTech in Milton Keynes in November.
New online course for pest identification launched by the BPCA
New online course for pest identification launched by the BPCA
The British Pest Control Association has announced that it is delivering more specialist pest control training via its new virtual classroom.
Remote point-of-sale audits boost rodenticide review readiness
Remote point-of-sale audits boost rodenticide review readiness
Amid COVID-19 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.
BPCA launches COVID-19 guidance for pest management companies
BPCA launches COVID-19 guidance for pest management companies
The British Pest Control Association has put together some guidance for pest management companies in light of recent government announcements regarding the reopening of many businesses and an easing of lockdown restrictions.
The sell-out date for Ficam W approaches
The sell-out date for Ficam W approaches
The sell-out date for broad spectrum insecticide, Ficam W, is June 8, making this the last summer of its use.
BPCA offers COVID-19 signage to members through new partnership
BPCA offers COVID-19 signage to members through new partnership
The British Pest Control Association has teamed up with print provider Stirland Paterson, to give its members access to COVID-19 health and safety back-to-work signage.
Preparing for the post-COVID-19 world
Preparing for the post-COVID-19 world
The British Pest Control Association has announced that it will hold a free webinar on Monday, June 1, entitled Survive and thrive: Preparing for the post-COVID-19 world.


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