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Quarantine Baking and Kitchen Pests

Indian meal moth adult in wheat flour. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

As many people you know have turned to baking during quarantine, it is likely that ingredients such...

Posted on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Tags: ants (17), clutter (4), cockroaches (10), mice (9), pantry (7), pest management (49), prevention (11), rats (13), rodents (9), sanitation (5), storage (4), UC IPM (248)
Focus Area Tags: Family, Food, Health, Pest Management

Spring Cleaning for Pest Prevention

A clothes moth larva with its feeding case attached. (Credit: DH Choe)

Spring has arrived and with many Californians at home due to local coronavirus directives, now...

Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Tags: ants (17), carpet beetles (4), clothes moths (6), clutter (4), cockroaches (10), fleas (2), mice (9), pantry (7), pest management (49), prevention (11), raccoons (4), rats (13), rodents (9), sanitation (5), spiders (4), storage (4), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Pesticide Horrors from the CA Deptartment of Pesticide Regulation

Child reaching for bottle of pesticide in common drinking container. (M.L.Poe)

With Halloween again upon us, what better time to unearth a few true horror stories of reported...

poison control image
poison control image

Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 9:15 AM
Tags: bleach (1), danger (1), Department Pesticide Regulation (7), DPR (19), fogger (1), illegal (2), poisoning (2), safety (2), storage (4)

Reduce Clutter to Reduce Pests

Female German cockroach with egg case. [J.K. Clark]

Most of us have clutter we've hidden away in closets, drawers, garages, or in other storage space....

This cluttered garage has many hiding spaces for pests. [A. Schellman]
This cluttered garage has many hiding spaces for pests. [A. Schellman]

Cluttered garage has many hiding spaces for pests. [A. Schellman]

Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9:38 AM
Tags: bed bugs (18), clothes moths (6), clutter (4), cockroaches (10), mice (9), pantry (7), pests (61), rats (13), rodents (9), sanitation (5), spiders (4), storage (4), UC IPM (248)
 
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