There could be another dairy health scare brewing in China and this one starts in our backyard.
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You can just about understand the NZ Outdoors Party’s stance on 1080. It’s not a scientific stance, but at least it aligns with the views of a constituency.
The NZ Deerstalkers Association (NZDA) has made incorrect and misleading claims on aerial possum control operations, claims OSPRI.
The aerial use of 1080 during 2017 covered 875,000 ha of land, says the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).
Your old mate realises he risks an outpouring of hatred and bile from the tin foil hat-wearing types who support the anti-1080 movement, but he reckons they have proven beyond a doubt that they are total nutjobs.
Dairy industry leaders have welcomed the successful prosecution of a businessman who threatened to spike infant formula with 1080.
The man who threatened to put 1080 into infant formula has been named as Jeremy Hamish Kerr, 60, of Auckland.
The 'businessman' who threatened the NZ dairy industry with 1080 contamination in baby formula if use of the pest-killing poison wasn't terminated apparently intended to gain economic advantage for a product of his own.
The man allegedly behind threats to contaminate infant formula with 1080 could end up before the High Court.
The anti-1080 lobby Farmers Against Ten Eighty (FATE) is claiming possums are scapegoats for TB outbreaks nationwide.