Lord Gardiner clarifies metaldehyde ban

Lord Gardiner said: "The outdoor use of metaldehyde, a pesticide used to control slugs on farms and in gardens, will not be allowed in Britain after the end of March 2022".

by Matthew Appleby
Lord Gardiner - credit: Chris McAndrew (CC by 3.0)
Lord Gardiner - credit: Chris McAndrew (CC by 3.0)

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