Category: Bed Bug News

Bedbug sprays fail to kill even vulnerable insects in researcher’s test.

September 17, 2012 | By

Bedbug sprays fail…A new study brings bad news for people fighting bedbug infestations and companies that sell over-the-counter insecticides. Ohio State University entomologists Susan Jones and Joshua Bryant found that “bug bombs” and “foggers” — cheap, insecticide-spraying aerosols that have been marketed for decades as do-it-yourself alternatives to exterminators — were ineffective against even the most […]

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FTC Takes Action Against Companies Marketing Allegedly Unproven Natural Bed Bug Treatments such as Cedarcide, BestYet & RestEasy.

September 17, 2012 | By

Unproven Natural Bed Bug Treatments The FTC takes action. 09/10/2012 – The Federal Trade Commission filed deceptive advertising charges against two  marketers of remedies for bed bug infestations, who allegedly failed to back up overhyped claims that they could prevent and eliminate infestations using natural ingredients, such as cinnamon and cedar oil.  One marketer also allegedly […]

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