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Federal agencies are collaborating to fight bed bug infestations with common-sense practices.
Entomologists say certified bedbug-sniffing dogs can detect hidden infestations with up to 90 percent accuracy.
The Federal Bed Bug Workgroup meets in February for its second summit.
Federal offices face a public health scourge spreading across the nation: bedbugs. Five agencies have joined forces to form the Federal Bed Bug Workgroup, which works to educate on and control the spread of bed bugs. The EPA's director of Office of Pesticide Programs tells us about findings of the first National Bed Bug Summit.
Bottom line: Buyer beware. The dogs may sniff out something other than bedbugs.
According to a post on FedBizOpps.gov, the agency is looking for a company to provide it with extermination services, including the use of a Bed Bug Heat Treatment Oven.