Orkin Man Lab Notes
An insider look into the things we find most interesting about the fascinating world of bugs.
It’s long been thought that earthworms have the ability to multiply when cut in half. Whether this belief came from old wives’ tales or science fiction, let’s worm our way into the truth in this month’s fact or fake. Continue reading
Can Bitter Cucumber Peels Prevent Ants?
Not everyone cares for the naturally bitter taste of cucumber peels, could ants be included in that group? Find out if the key to ant control is as easy as placing some cucumber peels near your home’s entry points in this month’s fact or fake!
Could ultrasonic sound machines be the answer to ridding the world of cockroaches and rodents? Find out for yourself in this month’s fact or fake! Continue reading
Mosquitoes are both pesky and sneaky, and when they strike most people won’t discover they’ve been bitten for minutes, even hours later. Let’s take a look at how mosquitoes pull off this caper and how our bodies react to it. Continue reading
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) created in 2011 by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is no new news to the food processing industry. However, because the required dates of compliance were years away from the time FSMA was … Continue reading
With summer in full swing, it’s likely you’ve noticed increased pest activity. Why is it that most pests like the summer season best? Orkin’s Dr. Ron Harrison dives into the top five reasons why pests like ants, cockroaches, mosquitoes and … Continue reading
According to the CDC, more than half of foodborne illness outbreaks originate in restaurants. It’s a statistic that should concern you and other restaurant owners as you aim to provide an exemplary dining experience for your guests and avoid the … Continue reading