- Jun 12, 2009
Bottom line is we, (the UK) use more fiprinol in our agriculture than we would care to admit.“... When you start large scale use of any sort of pesticide, there are often unanticipated consequences,” said Goulson...”
Not “unanticipated” at all. Fleas.
It aint the cats and dogs that are responsible!
EU Member states have backed a proposal from the European Commission to restrict certain uses of the insecticide Fipronil.
Read it all through.
And indeed, the description, and its effect on soil and waterways.
Pesticide properties for Fipronil, including approvals, environmental fate, eco-toxicity and human health issues
So even if I dont wash, or let my dogs swim for 10 days after dosing them, I am still wrong!