The ordinance would require any bedding that’s placed outside for trash collection to be wrapped in plastic so bed bugs can’t escape. Research entomologist Jeff White with the New Jersey-based Bed Bug Central says that’s a good first step, but more precautions should be taken.
With more people traveling more often in and outside the country has come a rise in bed bug infestations. Most cases are in large urban areas, but beg bugs are an increasing problem in this region. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. University of Kentucky professor of entomology Michael Potter says after a nearly 50-year hiatus,… Continue reading They're Back…Bed Bugs on the Rise in Kentucky