I have neglected to update the various mattress topic threads that this site explored in the past. There are updates on same pages here, particularly the NYC page, but nothing that has gone over the posts feed.
This is and isn’t about bed bugs. It’s also sad but hopeful. So I hope it will do as a “happy holidays” post.
The report last week of Chicago’s investigation of 5 stores selling new or used mattresses with bed bugs included a consumer warning (PDF) from Chicago’s Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection that has to rank an important development in … Continue reading
Update: new Department of Sanitation rule in effect December 2010 plus other news in mattresses here.
Update: This bill was vetoed in July 2010, plus other news in mattresses here.
Update: Regs are final, plus other news in mattresses here.
The Southern Nevada Health District’s mattress sanitizing regulations. Continue reading
New Jersey has guidelines for the sanitization of used mattresses that give specific direction in the use of Steri-Fab or Microban to sanitize used mattresses–right down to the recommended number of ounces per mattress size. Continue reading
The photographer, Ray Lopez, is a New York City superhero. Continue reading
Harvard School of Public Health entomologist Dr. Richard Pollack’s testimony before the New York City Council Consumer Affairs Committee on September 18, 2006 deserves reexamination. Continue reading