Kingfisher bans slug-killer metaldehyde from shelves

Madeleine Cuff
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Metaldehyde is commonly used to control slugs and snails | Credit: Kingfisher
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Metaldehyde is commonly used to control slugs and snails | Credit: Kingfisher

DIY retailer becomes first firm to stop selling pesticide this week ahead of UK ban slated for spring 2020

Kingfisher, the retailer behind DIY brands B&Q and Screwfix, announced today it will stop selling the pesticide metaldehyde, commonly used to control slug and snail populations. The firm said it will...

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