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The Pest Monitor Newsletter

Did you know?
  • The two most common rats of the U.S., the Norway rat and the black rat, tend to travel within a relatively small range – about 100 square feet. (Kansas State University)
  • Rats groom themselves more frequently and thoroughly than cats, but this does not make them safe to handle, as they can transmit diseases and pathogens to people. (Tufts University)
  • Mice and rats aren’t the only common rodent pests of winter. In late winter, squirrels begin seeking safe places to birth and raise their young … which could be in a hidden area of your building. (Cornell)
  • While FDA’s proposed Food Traceability List includes some expected “high-risk” foods, such as leafy greens and sprouts, it also includes some outliers that you may have not previously considered – such as cucumbers and tropical tree fruits. (FDA)

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