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Bug Fact!

An adult house fly usually lives for 15 - 25 days and carry more than 100 different kinds of disease-causing germs!... more
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Tips to Keep Food Safe In the Summer

During warm weather, it is especially important to take extra precautions and practice safe food handling when preparing perishable foods such as meat, poultry, seafood and egg products. The warmer weather conditions may be ideal for outdoor picnics and barbecues, but they also provide a perfect... more
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The Acrobatics of a Housefly

By Amy Breau Next time you spot a fly buzzing around your boudoir, wait a minute before reaching for the fly swatter to check out the incredible aeronautical feats a fly can perform with ease! To stay airborne, a fly has to flap its wings from about two to over three hundred times per second. The... more
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The War on Bedbugs Starts Now: The 2nd National Bed Bug Summit

A summit to fight the epidemic of Cimex lectularius convenes today in Washington DC as the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and a half dozen other federal agencies try to address the "consumer concern about the rising incidence of bed bugs in the United States." The 2011 National Bedbug... more
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Bedbugs: Travel Tips to ward off bedbugs plus video

It seems like those blood sucking bedbugs are popping up everywhere. From hotel rooms to dressing rooms and now, news that bedbugs were discovered in a patient’s room at a Providence hospital. The issue of bedbugs is making many feel like they just want to stay home, but there are tips you can... more
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Bedbug invasion in Boston

They lay in wait for you as they crawl around inside your mattress and now apparently, no one is immune no matter how much you have in your bank account. According to the Boston Herald, bedbugs are taking over throughout the city to the horror of many, especially in the Back Bay and South End where... more
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It's All In Where You Look: Effective Pest Control for Restaurants

Restaurants are filled with hidden pest pockets, often complete with food, water and shelter — the three essentials for a happy pest. If pests continue to trouble your restaurant those pests have found some especially good hiding places…and you’ve missed them! To get results, you’ll have to... more
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How To Pest Proof Your Commercial Facility

As the warmer weather of summer arrives this year, the season also brings with it night flying insects that are attracted to a facility’s lights. To ensure your facilities aren’t a magnet to swarms of these pests, here are nine light management tips you can implement around your facilities to... more
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Waiter, there's a fly in my soup!

We've compiled this list for our commercial clients, many of whom are foodservice related. The following golden oldies may prompt a chuckle. However,  restaurant infestations are no laughing matter. Health issues are at stake as well as the conesequences of severe financial penalties. Our A1... more
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