Slug pellet chemical banned as threat to wildlife

The polluting molluscicide metaldehyde will be restricted for use only within permanent greenhouses, environment secretary Michael Gove announced yesterday

Metaldehyde is used to control black slugs
Metaldehyde is used to protect crops from slug and snail damage

The polluting molluscicide metaldehyde will be restricted for use only within permanent greenhouses, environment secretary Michael Gove announced yesterday.

The move follows advice from the UK Expe

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