refurbished mattresses

Bed bug mattress bill S7316b passed in New York

June 23, 2010

The New York State Senate passed S7316b, the mattress bill sponsored by Senator José Peralta (D-Queens) on Monday, June 15th, 2010. The bill first appeared as A7691, sponsored by  Assembly Member Nelson Castro (District 86).   (Here’s Peralta’s press release on the legislation.) The bill reads as follows: BILL NUMBER: S7316B TITLE OF BILL: An act […]

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Chicago investigates sales of new and refurbished bed bug infested mattresses

November 12, 2009

The City of Chicago has been investigating sales of new and refurbished mattresses which are infested with bed bugs, and has closed one store,  NBC Chicago reports. At least five stores in the Chicago area sold new or refurbished mattresses containing bedbugs, city officials said Thursday. The stores include Mike’s Furniture, Best Mattress Company, TC […]

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Did you get bed bugs from a reconditioned or refurbished mattress?

February 22, 2007

We’re not talking about a mattress a friend gave you, or one you took off the street, but one that was sold to you. If so, a producer at NBC would like to speak with you. Anonymity is fine, and you do not need to appear on camera, your voice will not be recorded.  They […]

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