Secret Site Map
Sunday, August 31, 2014

Home News NPMA’s Missy Henriksen Appears on NBC Today Show Bed Bug Segment

NPMA’s Missy Henriksen Appears on NBC Today Show Bed Bug Segment

News Coverage

Henriksen was interviewed about bed bugs, which continue to garner national and international attention in the wake of reports they are being found in non-residential settings such as office buildings (e.g., former President Clinton’s Harlem office); retail stores (e.g., Abercrombie & Fitch and Victoria's Secret); and public transportation.

| July 29, 2010

NBC’s Today Show is the latest media outlet to report on bed bugs. The popular morning show included a segment in which NPMA’s Missy Henriksen was interviewed about bed bugs, which continue to garner national and international attention in the wake of reports they are being found in non-residential settings such as office buildings (e.g., former President Clinton’s Harlem office); retail stores (e.g., Abercrombie & Fitch and Victoria's Secret); and public transportation.

In the Today Show segment, Henriksen provided tips for both retail shoppers and travelers. For clothes shoppers, Henriksen recommended they inspect any garment thoroughly, including all seams, before trying it on, and that they wash any newly purchased clothes before wearing them. For travelers, Henriksen recommended that, upon entering their room, they leave their suitcase(s) in the bathroom and then thoroughly inspect the bed, including the headboard.

Click here to watch the entire segment.

 

Top news

In Memoriam: Vern Toblan

Toblan was the longtime executive director of Pi Chi Omega. He passed away on Saturday.

PCT Gift Shop Offers Insect-Themed Items for PCOs

PCT magazine, in partnership with the Philadelphia-based Insectarium, is offering a variety of insect-related items to pest control operators via www.pctgiftshop.com.

Reminder: PCT’s M&A Virtual Event 3.0 is Tomorrow

The half-day conference provides expert advice from some of the industry’s leading authorities on mergers and acquisitions and family business issues.

Massey Services Acquires Austin-Based Green Pest Services

The joining of the two companies further expands Massey Services’ residential pest prevention services footprint throughout Texas.

Bill That Would Impact Neonicotinoid Use in California on Governor's Desk

AB 1789, which would create a timeline for the Department of Pesticide Regulation to complete its current reevaluation of neonicotinoids, has passed the legislature and is now awaiting the governor's signature.