Rat Poison Maker Agrees to Stop Selling Toxic Product


It’s official: highly toxic D-Con rodent baits will be removed from California store shelves by July 1, 2014 - and nationwide by next March!

SF Environment’s "Don't Take the Bait" campaign in 2010 got this national effort underway. As science made it clear that owls, hawks, dogs, cats, and many other predators were dying from eating poisoned rats, San Francisco banned the products in 2007. The campaign signed up 100 local vendors to voluntarily pull the products from their shelves - and, more importantly, inspired this national effort.

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