Q & A

Advice for Hauliers 

Key Messages

- Metaldehyde from slug pellets is a pesticide

- Pellet spillages can contaminate water

- Always leave metaldehyde containing products in bunded stores or warehouses

Why is This Happening?

- Poor clean up of spillages - in the warehouse, on the truck and on the farm

How Can I Make a Difference?

- Treat slug pellets as pesticides

- Store slug pellets correctly

- Clean up spills, no matter how small and dispose of waste pellets safely