Flies & Bluebottles
(possible nest sites)
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- the house fly is the most common flying pest in buildings - a prolific breeder and feeder among refuse and excrement from which it flies to human food.
- the fruit fly is an unacceptable form of contamination in public houses, drinks factories, fruit warehouses, dairies, bottling plants and similar premises
- the problem will generally only be treated if they are found within window frames or in the loft
- there are over 100,000 species in the fly family
- control methods for cluster flies have been little researched and they are often ineffective or at best, incomplete
- flies can carry and spread a wide range of gastroenteric illnesses and food poisoning organisms
- the house fly is found wherever suitable breeding conditions exist
- they do not breed indoors are not indicative of poor hygiene
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