Bed Bugs

Fiechter Earns IPM in Excellence Award for Bed Bug Advocacy

Fiechter Earns IPM in Excellence Award for Bed Bug Advocacy

March 27, 2017

René Fiechter, Nassau County's assistant district attorney (ADA) for community affairs, was recognized by Cornell University's New York State Integrated Pest Management Program for his efforts in addressing bed bug problems in the village of Hempstead, N.Y. Read More

Bug-and-Breakfast, Anyone? No Thanks!

January 18, 2017

While the home-sharing model is popular, it certainly isn’t perfect. Sponsoring companies do screen hosts and offer guidelines for both hosts and travelers, but properties are not inspected or required to comply to safety and sanitation standards as hotels are. Read More

Tropical Bed Bug Reappears After 60-Year Absence

Tropical Bed Bug Reappears After 60-Year Absence

November 10, 2016

For the first time in 60 years, a tropical bed bug has been confirmed in Florida. In 2015, a family in Brevard County reported tropical bed bugs in their home, said Brittany Campbell, a UF/IFAS doctoral student in entomology. Read More