A wasp trap that reportedly killed seven birds in Toronto will be pulled from Real Canadian Superstores and Loblaws stores.
“My heart hurts,” Phoenix Pike wrote on Facebook on Monday. “We bought a wasp trap from Real Canadian Superstore … Sadly unbeknownst to us it trapped seven tiny birds as well.”
Pike wrote that she reached out to the store but they refused to remove the product because of a contract with the distributor.
But in an email to HuffPost Canada, Real Canadian Superstore’s parent company Loblaw Companies Limited said it has “made the proactive decision to remove the product from our shelves.”
“This is the first we have heard of the concerns with the product,” spokesperson Tammy Smitham said. CTV News Toronto was also told their query was the first complaint the company had heard.
The product’s manufacturer, RESCUE!, said that it is aware the traps sometimes kill birds.
We acknowledge that this is an upsetting and traumatizing sight for anyone to see.RESCUE! Pest Control
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