National Poison Prevention Week

Poison Prevention WeekSince 1961, the 3rd week of March has been National Poison Prevention week, instated to warn the American public about the risks of unintentional poisonings and how best to prevent them. So, this Sunday, March 15th, we’re spreading the word about poisons you may not be aware of and helping you kick ’em to the curb before they cause any more damage.

What are these poisons?

Most everybody has some sort of toxins laying around the house or used in their daily lives. One of the biggest toxic offenders is chemical pesticides, which we use in our homes, on our lawns – even on our pets!

Here are some of the places pesticides may be poisoning your family:

Pesticides are Poisonous

Poisonous pesticides indoors

When you hire a pest control company (or your landlord does) to eliminate or prevent infestations in your home, the mainstream companies are spraying chemical pesticides throughout your living space – toxins that can cause both immediate pesticide poisoning and long term health problems. Even the commercial DIY sprays used to kill flying insects can be a major offender for accidental poisonings.

Chemical pesticides outside

Using insecticides in your yard doesn’t only kill insects – it can have adverse reactions for your family as well. Residential use of pesticides can go way overboard compared to agricultural use, and places like public parks also douse their grass in these chemicals.

Accidentally poisoning the ones you love

Using DEET bug spray or applying monthly spot drops (or giving flea & tick pills) to your pets? Then you’re actually using pesticides on your human and animal family members. Both these products are chock full of warnings about side effects and can be catastrophic for long-term health.

Prevent accidental poisonings by using Wondercide!

Now that we’ve outlined the different ways pesticides can be involved in accidental poisonings, here’s how to prevent these problems in the first place: don’t use unnecessary chemical pesticides! Instead, use proven natural products like Wondercide, which eliminates pest problems as well as fleas & ticks without relying on those harmful toxins.

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