Twenty years after Giles Wood suggested it, Waitrose has banned bug spray
As a thinker, the Prince of Wales may be 30 years ahead of his time. I can boast of having once been 20 years ahead of mine. It was 20 years ago that I wrote to our local newspaper, the Marlborough Gazette and Herald, and, as I never tire of seeing my name in print, I kept the cutting. My letter protested that Waitrose, purveyors of Duchy Organic products, were selling bee-killing, neo-nicotinoid, anti-bug sprays ‘over the counter’. Not that Waitrose has, to my knowledge, ever sold any products under the counter. ...
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