BBC reports that folks in the US are about to declare bedbugs a pandemic, noting one pest control expert says that people should look out for an “almond smell” and red spots on bedclothes as signs of infestation. That’s ironic: cyanide also is said to smell like almonds. Further, bedbugs are
Archive for the “Bedbugs” Category
Feb 24 2011
Interesting material from UC Davis: Recent research has shown searching with dogs can be an effective method for finding bed bug infestations. Under laboratory and simulated-field conditions, using dogs to search for bed bugs was 97% effective. Next up: “The Bedbug Whisperer.”
Wow, I guess we need to be careful with clothes at the clothing store, not to mention the thrift stores such as the Salvation Army.