Tag: foodservice

Natural pest control: Mosquitos and fleas

These are the two most common insect pests New Englanders loathe. They both can carry bloodbourne pathogens that can be harmful and sometimes even deadly. Nasty little bloodsuckers that they are the best way is to prevent that they ever show up on your person! Natural Mosquito Repellents First of... 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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New research finds bedbugs are carriers of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

The resurgence of bedbug infestations have been a nuisance at best for hotels and homeowners as scientists have always said that the tiny blood-sucking creatures didn’t carry infectious agents that could harm humans. However, new research out of Canada reported Wednesday sheds some different... more
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National Online Bed Bug Registry locates hotels with dreaded infestations

We all know the old adage: "Good night, don't let the bed bugs bite." But who would imagine that there is a growing pest problem in some of the leading hotels where beg bugs are being identified and reported? A new web site, www.bedbugregistry.com, is a useful tool to see up-to-date information... 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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Farmers, Warriors, Builders: The Hidden Life of Ants

May 1st, 2011 1:10 am ET “Ants” was previously on view at the New York State Museum in Albany, N.Y., presently at the National Museum of Natural History  in Washington, D.C.and will be on view now through Oct. 9. Then The hidden life of "Ants" is scheduled to open at the South Florida Museum... more
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Bed bugs get own web site(s)

May 19th, 2011 2:37 am ET Broderick Perkins Consumer News Examiner Surprisingly, The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is the Johnny-come-lately web site for all things bed bugs. Business must be slow. The association, just this month, announced AllThingsBedBugs.org to "arm users with... 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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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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