Discovery: plants use “trojan horse” to fight mold invasions

Discovery: plants use “trojan horse” to fight mold invasions Plant RNA defense systems hidden in unassuming “bubbles” UC Riverside scientists have discovered a stealth molecular weapon that plants use to attack the cells of invading gray mold. If you’ve ever seen a fuzzy piece of fruit in

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Novaform Mattresses Recalled for Risk of Mold Exposure

Novaform Mattresses Recalled for Risk of Mold Exposure About 48,000 models, sold exclusively at Costco, may pose a health risk to vulnerable consumers. FXI, the U.S.-based producer of Novaform mattresses, has recalled roughly 48,000 mattresses because they can pose a health risk to those with a compromised

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The serious health implications of toxic mold

The serious health implications of toxic mold Mold is no stranger to most homes. It is ubiquitous and thrives in damp, humid environments such as basements, bathrooms, and other poorly ventilated areas. Mold, a term that elicits dread in homeowners, tenants, and landlords, is more than just

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Why is Spring the Worst Season for Mold?

Why is Spring the Worst Season for Mold? Mold; not only is it irritating, it can also be dangerous to health and home. A mold is an airborne fungus that is often found in homes. Mold can thrive both indoors and outdoors for an extended period. It

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Clearance Testing for Mold in Your Building

Clearance Testing for Mold in Your Building

Clearance Testing for Mold in Your Building If you suspect a water intrusion issue in a building you own or manage, it’s important to get clearance testing for mold. This process is a part of creating a safe work environment for staff and visitors to a building.

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