Video: Update on Bed Bug Bombs from Dr. Susan Jones
December 4, 2012
In the following video, Ohio State University's Susan Jones discusses recent research findings relating to the use of 'bug bombs' to control bed bugs.
Health Concerns about Misuse of Pesticides for Bed Bug Control
November 29, 2012
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are alerting the public to an emerging national concern regarding misuse of pesticides to treat infestations of bed bugs and other insects indoors. Some pesticides are being applied indoors even though they are approved only for outdoor use.
Natural fungus may provide effective bedbug control
November 27, 2012
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – "And don't let the bedbugs bite" is no longer a harmless adage. In reality today, these bloodthirsty bugs infest thousands of homes. According to a team of Penn State entomologists, biopesticides -- naturally occurring microorganisms -- might provide an answer to this pest problem.
Panic Over Bedbugs Can Create More Health Risks Than Their Bites
November 26, 2012
As bedbugs have made a comeback, aided by resistance to pesticides and spread by worldwide travel, scientists have found that panic over the blood-sucking pests may be more dangerous than their bite. Some people are misusing poisonous chemicals in a desperate bid to eradicate the pests, federal officials said Thursday.
Pennsylvania Bed Bug Addendum
August 2, 2011
Our goal is to maintain a high quality living environment for you. It is important that we work together to prevent the infestation of bed bugs. While the presence of bed bugs is not always related to cleanliness or housekeeping, good housekeeping will help control the problem. This addendum contains important information for you and sets forth responsibilities for both of us.