Author: CRRU UK

Suppliers of professional use rodenticides to pest controllers, farmers and gamekeepers are required to register with BASIS Registration Ltd by the end of December for the new UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime Point-of-Sale audit process. This requires rodenticide authorisation holders to ensure UK sellers of their professional use products pass...

Quality Meat Scotland's farm assurance standard for rodent control has been approved for 2018 onwards by the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime. Since the regime's introduction by UK government in mid-2016, members of QMS have been considered stewardship compliant as a transitional measure. This would have expired on 31...

A new Barn Owl Monitoring Study (BOMS) has been published as part of the surveillance being carried out by the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime. The study tracks barn owl breeding success across five areas of the UK for a minimum of three years. Funded by the Campaign...

Online sellers of rodenticides are being reminded that the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime requires the same stringent point-of-sale controls as all other outlets. Essentially, prospective buyers of professional use rodenticides must provide either an approved certificate of competence or documentation confirming membership of an approved...

The first ever UK Rodenticide Stewardship annual report has been published and marks "the end of the beginning", according to Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) Dr Alan Buckle. Involving pest controllers, farmers, gamekeepers, the rodenticide supply chain and stakeholders, the regime is charged with reducing...

From 1 October farmers, gamekeepers, pest controllers and their employees buying professional rodenticide packs for use outdoors will need to show either an approved certificate of competence or document confirming membership of an approved farm assurance scheme. Without documentation from that date onwards, all sellers including those online are prohibited...