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New Guidelines for Prevention and Management of Bed Bugs in Shelters and Group Living Facilities

September 10, 2008

Today, I am pleased to point you towards the new Guidelines for Prevention and Management of Bed Bugs in Shelters and Group Living Facilities, which was produced by J.L. Gangloff-Kaufmann and C. Pichler of the New York State IPM Program at Cornell University. It is an excellent guide which you can download in four PDFs […]

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Mark Sheperdigian: inspection is “single most crucial operation in bed bug treatments”

September 8, 2008

Mark Sheperdigian has published a new article in Pest Management Professional. It begins, It has been said that you cannot hit what you cannot see — and for bed bugs, that goes double. The single most crucial operation in bed bug treatments is the inspection. Inspection is, unfortunately, also the part of the process that […]

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Bed bugs from Saskatoon to Salt Lake City

January 29, 2008

Today, bed bug news from Saskatoon and Salt Lake City. First, an entire apartment building is being treated for bed bugs in the Fairhaven area of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan after “a couple isolated incidents” of bed bugs. This appears to be a fairly proactive move, if it is true that the incidents were isolated and few […]

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My Bedbugs children’s tv show

August 23, 2007

The award-winning Children’s show “My Bedbugs” now has a 100 million viewers in the US, according to a press release [dead link to press release now removed]. As more and more of those kids get bitten by real bed bugs, I bet the producers and merchandisers are wishing they picked another “cute” name for their […]

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How to avoid bringing bed bugs home when you travel, kill bed bugs in luggage

August 5, 2007

If you think you have been exposed to bed bugs, don’t panic. What you do after discovering you and your luggage may have been exposed can make a big difference as to whether you take the bugs home. It’s worth proceeding carefully and cautiously since avoiding an infestation can save you thousands of dollars and […]

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