Bed bug bills being considered in Connecticut

February 22, 2011

Connecticut lawmakers are proposing a number of bills aimed at controlling the spread of bed bugs in Connecticut. According to NBC Connecticut, One bill up for consideration would require that rental furniture be inspected and certified that it is free of bed bugs. Another bill would require people who remanufacture mattresses to include proof that the […]

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Stamford, Connecticut: 41 cases of bed bugs reported so far this year

September 10, 2008

According to the Stamford Advocate, that city’s health department expects last year’s 85 reported cases of bed bugs will be surpassed this year. (Remember, those are just the cases that get reported to the health department): “It’s going up and it’s going to continue to go up,” said Mike Kraynak, director of health inspections. As […]

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How accurate are human bed bug inspectors, k9s?

April 17, 2008

This article in the Danbury, Connecticut News-Times trumpets the arrival of Squirt, a new bed bug dog who will be working with local Pest Control firm Amtech. The dog was trained by Pepe Peruyero, and dog and trainer are learning to work together. What caught my eye was this snippet: “Humans can see bedbugs 50 […]

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Craigslist bed bug warnings

December 24, 2007

We know bed bugs are all over Waterbury, CT. And all over Craigslist. Craigslist reader BOB warned fellow Craigslisters (namely residents of Oakville and the Waterbury area) to beware: re oakville Reply to: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx@craigslist.org Date: 2007-12-20, 11:07PM EST Watch out for bed bugs. THey are spreading fast. They are all over waterbury and the reactions […]

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