Unlicensed exterminator charged with using banned pesticides to treat bed bugs

June 17, 2010

Boston.com reports that a Massachusetts man has been charged with using agricultural pesticides malathion and carbaryl (which are banned for use indoors) to treat bed bugs in Quincy, Somerville, Malden, and Everett, Massachusetts, and is also charged with running a pesticide application business without certification. Josimar Ferreira owned TVF Pest Control, on Main Street in […]

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Eastern Nazarene College: students cannot bring in ANY used furniture

September 4, 2007

The Patriot Ledger of Southofboston.com (2/2008: link removed; no longer working) reports that even students’ own furniture cannot be brought into dorm rooms, say Eastern Nazarene College officials, who are trying to prevent bed bug outbreaks on campus. That means no mattresses, no sofas at the school in Quincy, Mass. The policy only applies to […]

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