TV News LIES

Monday, Jun 27th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Environment Use coffee to beat slugs? Beware, the EU pesticide police are on your trail

Use coffee to beat slugs? Beware, the EU pesticide police are on your trail

E-mail Print PDF

coffeeBrussels bureaucrats have ruled that gardeners who sprinkle coffee grounds around their cabbages to kill slugs are breaking the law.

Many coffee shops let customers take the grounds home for free, which can then be used as a mulch or to improve compost.

But the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has warned that any gardener using coffee granules to deter slugs falls foul of EU regulations.

The rules say that any active ingredient or chemical used in  gardening must be explicitly approved and placed on an EU list of pesticides.

This aims to stop people using ‘home-made remedies in a dangerous manner’.

TVNL Comment: Sure...only lethal poisons are permitted to be used in a dangerous manner! How do we allow these agencies to exist? They should be sprayed with pesticide!

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


U.S. charity loophole enabled trading of 1,300 endangered animals

US charity loopholes endanger animalsLast year, after a Minnesota dentist sparked an uproar by killing a popular lion named Cecil...

In West Virginia, a flood that will go down in history

W Virginia historic floodWest Virginia communities have been devastated by floods that killed at least 24 people and rendered...

Study Links 6.5 Million Deaths Each Year to Air Pollution

6.5 million die from air pollutionA sobering report released on Monday by the International Energy Agency says air pollution has become...

Pink Snow Looks Awesome, But Is Another Climate Change Indicator

Pink snow sign of climate changeSome call it pink snow, some call it watermelon snow — and now, a new study...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!