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April is “National Pest Management Month” – Pest Controllers offer tips
Disseminated by The Caruba Organization
Alan Caruba

April is National Pest Management Month and with the advent of spring, Leonard Douglen, the Executive Director of the New Jersey Pest Management Association, reminds homeowners that pest-proofing one’s home protects against “threats to health and, importantly, damage to one’s greatest investment.”

“Nationwide, termites will do $5 billion dollars of damage to homes and other structures this year,” says Douglen. “Here in New Jersey, as many as three out of every five homes are likely to have active termite colonies and all are subject to a termite infestation because the warm weather triggers the huge numbers of winged termites that will establish new colonies.”

National Young Entrepreneur Award

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Viking Pest Control President presented with National Young Entrepreneur Award

Viking Pest Control President Ryan Bradbury was presented with the National Young Entrepreneur Award at NPMA’s (National Pest Management Association) PestWorld, this year in Phoenix, AZ.

Bradbury was recognized with the second annual Young Entrepreneur Award.

What to Do About the Head Lice Plague

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What to Do About the Head Lice Plague
They Bite 10 to 12 Million

“As young people return to school one very common problem many will encounter is head lice,” says Leonard Douglen, the Executive Director of the New Jersey Pest Management Association. “Head lice are known to infest between ten to fifteen million people nationwide every year.”

Christie Cockroach Wins 17th New Jersey Cockroach Derby

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Event Sponsored by: New Jersey Pest Management Association
Annual Clinic Brings Pest Controllers Together

New Brunswick, NJ (8/15/13) – A giant Madagascar Hissing Cockroach designated to represent Gov. Chris Christie handily sped past another designated as Barbara Buono who is contesting him in the November elections. The event was the 17th New Jersey Cockroach Derby.

The race was held at noon on the Cook College Campus of Rutgers where the New Jersey Pest Management Association held its 66th annual clinic, tradeshow and clambake.

FTC Charges Settled

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Defendants Must Have Appropriate Scientific Support for Pesticide and Drug Claims

Two marketers of unproven cedar oil-based remedies for bed bugs and head lice have agreed to enter into settlements with the Federal Trade Commission that prohibit the allegedly deceptive claims, and require pre-approval from the Food and Drug Administration for any future treatment claims about head lice products.

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