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2011-06-02 00:00:30

Decon ProGreen, LLC has developed a protocol called: "bio hazards & bed bugs" that kills MRSA, bed bugs, and their eggs using non toxic biodegradable solutions.This protocol is now available for licensed pest control applicators. (PRWEB) June 01, 2011 Even though there is no proven correlation between bed bugs and MRSA, an alarming amount of people bitten by bed bugs end up in the hospital with severe infections, MRSA being one of them. As reported by:...

2011-05-25 12:17:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New York maintained its spot atop the Terminix Most Bedbug Infested Cities ranking, released by the company today. The rest of the list saw both the reshuffling of some cities that appeared on the company's initial 2010 list as well as a couple of locations making an appearance for the first time. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110525/CL09031) Terminix, the country's largest provider of pest control services, has seen an increase...

2011-05-24 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reports of bed bug infestations are on the rise worldwide. Recently, scientists in Canada studying five bed bugs found on patients at St. Paul's Hospital, found traces of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium, or VRE(1). However as of yet, no evidence indicating that bed bugs can transmit disease to humans has been found. Still, the findings underscore the need for consumers to take...

2011-05-23 12:16:00

NAPLES, Fla., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- US HYGIENE LLC , a U.S. based environmental products company located in Naples Florida, has gained International (Global) distribution rights to BED BUG FIX. This innovative product is a laboratory tested, green (non-toxic) solution that kills Bed Bugs within minutes of contact. Bed Bug Fix is safe around children and pets, and leaves a pleasant scent. The recent news that Bed Bugs may be associated with MRSA (an antibiotic resistant Staph...

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2011-05-12 06:40:00

Despite the fact that bedbugs are generally not viewed as a major public health threat, drug-resistant staph bacteria has been found in bedbugs from three hospital patients from a subjugated neighborhood in Vancouver by a team of Canadian scientists. Although bedbugs are not known to spread disease, they do lead to scratching, which may cause the skin to tear and make people at risk for bacteria, said Dr. Marc Romney, an author on the study. A study published Wednesday in the journal...

2011-05-11 09:33:00

ATLANTA, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), today announced a major partnership with the University of Kentucky to conduct extensive bed bug research. Through the collaboration, Rollins will donate approximately $200,000 for a multi-year study on bed bug biology, behavior and control aspects, which researchers hope will result in enhanced treatment and prevention methods. Rollins' support is the first programmatic funding for bed...

2011-05-07 00:00:03

Modern® Pest Services is pleased to announce that it has a new four-legged warrior in its fight against bed bugs, Sherlock, its first bed bug detection dog. Brunswick, Maine (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 Modern® Pest Services is pleased to announce that it has a new four-legged warrior in its fight against bed bugs, Sherlock, its first bed bug detection dog. The addition of the dog takes the company's bed bug program to a new level and is part of the ongoing expansion of that program in...

2011-05-03 00:00:02

--Fairy Tales Hair Care Offers Parents "Bug Bandit" to Repel Bugs Naturally-- Passaic, NJ (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 Spring has arrived and the mosquitoes are biting! Thanks to Fairy Tales Hair Care, parents can finally just say NO to DEET. Fairy Tale, makers of Rosemary Repel lice prevention and Sleep-Tite Bed Bug Spray has launched Bug Bandit to keep bugs at bay using all natural ingredients instead of pesticides or chemicals. Bug Bandit is a non-toxic, DEET & pesticide free body spray...

2011-05-01 00:09:05

Advanced K9 Detectives, a new breed of business that trains dogs to detect bedbug infestations, has expanded their services to the San Francisco Bay Area, Atlanta, and Washington, DC. Berkeley, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 29, 2011 Advanced K9 Detectives, the first company in the United States to offer certified bedbug locating dogs, has expanded its operation to cover San Francisco, Atlanta, and Washington, DC. With bedbug infestations invading homes and businesses in these cities at an alarming...

2011-04-26 00:00:26

In recognition of its expertise and leadership in the pest management field, Assured Environments has been asked to participate in a number of exciting activities to educate others about its approach to pest control, demonstrating its expertise and leadership in the pest control field. Assured Environments is both flattered and proud to receive the attention of leading companies in the United States and overseas. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 25, 2011 In recognition of its expertise and...


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