House Fly Barf Is a Potential Vector of Disease

House Fly Barf Is a Potential Vector of Disease

House flies (Diptera: Muscidae) are scavengers that feed on human and animal feces, garbage, and food waste. A house fly feeds by regurgitating the liquid contents of its crop onto the surface of its food. While feeding, disease-causing bacteria such as Shigella or E. coli may be transferred from the fly’s crop to food in […]

California Wants to Ban Natural Gas Furnaces and Heaters by 2030

California Wants to Ban Natural Gas Furnaces and Heaters by 2030

California has been on a continuous challenge to try and make air quality better, California is trying to become the first U.S. state to make fossil-fueled furnaces and water heaters less prevalent. Under a proposal approved by the California Air Resources Board Thursday, California voted to ban the purchasing of any natural gas-powered space heaters […]

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