Samuel Maina · April, 2009

Latest posts by Samuel Maina from April, 2009

FMC Meets with Conservationists in Nairobi over Furadan

  17 April 2009

On Wednesday, 15 April 2009, two representatives FMC, the Philadelphia-based manufacturer of the controversial pesticide that is at the centre of lion poisoning in Kenya, Furadan, met with conservationists that WildlifeDirect had gathered for that purpose. The conservationists had high hopes following FMC's announcement that they had withdrawn the deadly...

Lion Poisoning causes FMC to Withdraw Furadan from Kenya Market

  2 April 2009

The American chemical manufacturer, FMC, has withdrawn the pesticide, Furadan, from the Kenyan market after CBS News aired a documentary on '60 Minutes’. The documentary depicts how Furadan has become the preferred product for herders who poison lions suspected of killing livestock in and around the Masai Mara National Reserve....