Critical update to permanent rodenticide baiting conditions

Critical update to permanent rodenticide baiting conditions Conditions under which permanent baiting with rodenticide is allowed have been updated by the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use UK to cover a critical difference between outdoor and indoor locations. In both situations, CRRU chairman Dr Alan Buckle emphasises that the fundamental requirement remains for a professional rodenticide…

Bugs with bugs: hospital insects harbour drug-resistant bacteria

Bugs with bugs: hospital insects harbour drug-resistant bacteria Aston University study finds nine in 10 insects analysed from English hospitals were carrying potentially harmful bacteria – over half of which were antibiotic-resistant ‘Bugs with bugs’ were collected from food preparation areas and wards including neonatal and maternity units Findings underline the importance of pest control…

Good vs Evil

Good vs Evil There are some Stark differences between good and evil in the invertebrate world! Check out who is on each side: The Carcinops beetle, a natural predator of housefly larvae in manure. Carcinops pumilio larvae and adults are predacious and hunt the larvae of other insects such as houseflies. Not only are the…