Technology from Wash. lab could target bedbugs The Associated Press RICHLAND, Wash. — Scanning technology developed at a Richland lab to screen airplane passengers could soon be used to target bedbugs. The technology developed at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has been licensed to a startup company in Corvallis, Ore., as part of a White
From the Seattle Times... Jeff Babcock, owner of Zoka Coffee Roaster & Tea, has spent the past month learning a painful and public lesson in bureaucratic process. On Sept. 9, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration posted on its website a warning letter to Zoka, saying it had found evidence of rodent and insect
What’s the difference between a bee sting and wasp sting? I know bee stingers are barbed and stay in, but what about the poison? For a bee, a sting is all or nothing; the bee loses its stinger and injects a relatively large volume of venom — typically about 50 micrograms. A wasp, which retains
If you are a landlord, property management company or hotel operator, your best defense is to have a professionally prepared, written Bed Bug Action Plan which includes education, preventative detection using inspections, and well maintained archives of bed bug activity in your location. For landlords and apartment owners this may also involve a 'Pre-Rental Inspection'