DDT, Bedbugs, and Beyond

acshlogo“ACSH friend R. Kozlovich’s Ode to Banned, Lifesaving DDT,” by American Council on Science and Health.bedbugs150
Don’t get on Rich Kozlovich’s bad side. He calls out those who foment harmful, unscientific and agenda-driven messages, especially when they impinge upon his area of expertise: pesticides, and the pests who fear them: both 8-legged and 2-legged, we should emphasize. In his recent “Paradigms and Demographics” blog, which is entitled Repealing the Ban on DDT is Bigger Than Bed Bugs!, he takes on a CBC correspondent who had the temerity to demean DDT as being unable to impede the bedbug infestation in Hamilton, Canada. While the reporter (Samantha Craggs) may have been technically correct, she (or her editor) went on the add this sub-headline: ‘DDT is going to have zero effect. All it’s going to do is a lot of damage.’ Read more.

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