Wildfire Implications for Integrated Pest Management

Burnout 2020 Tens of thousands of firefighting responders aided by helicopters, tankers, and logistical support have descended upon the now record-breaking 4.1 million acres (~16,592 km² or almost 4 % of the total area) of California land that has been enveloped in a blazing inferno. Across the United States of...

Consumer Safety Alert: Hemp Products Recall Announced by the FDA

The FDA announced a recall press release on June 23rd regarding elevated heavy metals (lead) in dozens of hemp cbd products made for the consumption of humans and pets. The company MHR Brands, and its subsidiary InHe Manufacturing, LLC, were notified by the Florida Department of Health about the lead contamination. In response, the brand investigated the contamination and discovered the graduated droppers, provided by a third party to be the culprit.   According to the...