Animal advocates win one for the environment!


mellys faceHAPPY WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY!!
“Animal advocates and environmentalists are celebrating an announcement that the makers of d-CON will stop producing a number of super-toxic rat poisons and pull products from store shelves by early next year.

Little Bit and Sylvester- both are rescued kitties
Little Bit and Sylvester- both are rescued kitties

The announcement came as part of an agreement that was reached between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Reckitt Benckiser Inc. to cancel 12 d-CON products that don’t currently comply with EPA safety standards. After fighting the EPA’s efforts to get rid of these products, the company has finally agreed to voluntarily stop production by the end of the year and stop distribution to retailers by March 31, 2015.”

To read the rest of the article, go to: http://www.care2.com/causes/victory-super-toxic-rat-poisons-will-be-pulled-from-store-shelves.html#ixzz33lkyEMhH

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