Pyrethroids, a type of pesticide frequently used by consumers in the form of lice treatments, pet flea medications and to protect against roaches, ants and mosquitoes, are associated with an increased risk of death, according to a new study in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine. Read more on Consumer Reports
The IPM Institute of North America is proud to be able to offer several different resources on School Integrated Pest Management (IPM). School IPM is vital for students, teachers, and faculty health. With students spending 25% of the time they are awake in schools it’s important for it be a healthy environment where learning can thrive. School IPM is an approach for controlling pest problems without unnecessary pesticide use. The American Academy of Pediatrics advocates for application of least-toxic pesticides by using IPM Principles. IPM is also proven to save school money. Click here to learn more about our exciting programs. Learn more.