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Risk to humans from ragwort poisoning

Assertion that "Humans may be at risk from ragwort poisoning through direct contact (e.g. hand pulling)...".

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Response to EIRs request for information that supports the assertion "Humans may be at risk from ragwort poisoning through direct contact (e.g. hand pulling)...".

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Ragwort EIRs: evidence, held by Defra, that supports the assertion “Humans may be at risk from ragwort poisoning through direct contact (e.g. hand pulling)…” as stated in the Code of Practice on How to Prevent the Spread of Ragwort (2004).

Published 14 October 2014