Post: bed bugs
Posted by sloopy on 10/28/06
I'm not sure if I am writing to the correct spot or not,
but if not, I hope
you will forward it
to the correct department or organization, so thanks in
My question is this:
What kind of breathing apporatus or system do bed bugs
have that even bug bombs don't work????
The bed bug problem is becoming an epidemic around the
world, mainly because DDT is banned
in most places. Vacationers, college kids and business
travelers are bringing them
home without knowing it.
They are spreading like wildfire, from hotels, dorm rooms,
cruise ships, to private
homes and then back to other hotels, when the homeowner
moves out (while his home
is being treated...mostly unsuccessfully) or when the
hotel guest finds them in
his bed and then moves to another hotel, unknowling
carrying them in his luggage
to infect the new hotel. And they are almost impossible
to get rid of without DDT.
They have already cost the hotel industry millions
Now that WHO (World Health Org.) has reversed it's ban on
using DDT on Malarial
allowing the spraying the inside of homes... how about
allowing us normal people
to use DDT in our houses,
hotels, ships and dorm rooms by selling it in only 1
gallon packaging at outragious
prices. I don't think it would be
economical for farmers to purchase 1000's of small
packages to spray their fields
(hence, the reasoning behind
the outragous prices, but trust me, those who have bed
bugs would pay ANY price
to really get rid of them).
And that was the main reason behing the banning of DDT,
because the widespread spraying
of fields was hurting the environment. Now I'm an
environmental geek myself,
so I'm all for protecting what we have on this earth.
But bringing back DDT for indoor use would not hurt the
environment, and could end
the bed bug problem that
is growing by leaps and bounds.
Can You Help bring DDT back, or send this to someone who
might be able to help?
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