Mold Facts

Molds are a problem indoors when mold spores land on a wet or damp spot and begin growing. Molds have the potential to cause health problems. Molds produce allergens, substances that can cause allergic reactions, irritants, and in some cases, potentially toxic substances called mycotoxins. Inhaling or touching mold or…

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Mycologist Reveals Black Mold in Leominster

The mycologists’ report of the Leominster apartment gauge mold levels from 2,000 to 220,000 colony -units per sq in. Residents of seventeen apartments in three buildings have complained of mold and found evidence of it, leading to nineteen Board of Health violations. Mold is a fungus that thrives indoors or…

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World Health Organization Report on Mold

The World Health Organization composed a publication revealing scientific evidence on health problems associated with building moisture and biological agents. The attached Scientific review concludes that the most important effects are increased prevalences of respiratory symptoms, allergies and asthma as well as perturbation of the immunological system. The publication is…

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$135 Million in Settlement to Family of Hospital’s Deceased Mold Victim

Tracy Fischer died in October 2014 after contracting a fungal infection at UPMC Presbyterian hospital in Pittsburgh. After staying in the same room in the hospital’s cardiothoracic intensive care unit as two other patients who later died with fungal infections, Tracy Fischer also died. The Federal Centers for Disease Control…

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Dangers of Mold

Some people say the dangers of mold are highly overrated. They are the lucky ones. Maybe they are the ones who are unaffected. Just as some people do not have hayfever, some people do not have sensitivity to the kinds of mold that cause an allergic reaction in people. As…

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“Moldy” the movie

LOS ANGELES, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Bulletproof Films investigates the dangerous world of toxic environmental mold in the new documentary film MOLDY. Produced by prominent biohacker, bestselling author, and Bulletproof Founder, Dave Asprey, and directed by Kee Kee Buckley and Eric Troyer, the film uncovers the frightening truth about…

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Firefighters Exposed to Mold

Firefighters who tested positive for toxic mold exposure have led to a planned re-inspection of Indian River County Fire stations. Toxic Mold inspection for the buildings is in the planning stage. The Indian River Firefighter’s Union says they are not asking for a double-digit raise. They only want livable working…

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600,000 books damaged by Mold

A grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will be applied to fix the damage to 600,000 books damaged by mold while books were in storage underground in Columbia, although 100,000 of those books will be lost. James Cogswell, Director of Libraries at the University of Missouri said there will…

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Another Mold Lawsuit

Mold lawsuits strike again: This time, Akeidra Massey and Joseph Jacks filed suit against Willwoods Community, Willwoods Community Management Inc. and their insurer in the 24th Judicial District Court on March 26. The attorney defending Akeidra Massey and Joseph Jacks is J. Nelson Mauyer III of New Orleans. These tenants…

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NY: classroom mold

PS 48 on Broadway is covered in mold, and Washington Heights parents are upset. Why should their kids have to go to a moldy, mildewy school? Why, indeed? Ten year old trailers called TCUs (transposable classroom units) in which classes are being held are literally infested in mold and falling…

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