Families Complain of Mold at Senior Citizen Center in Quebec, Canada

Families of the residents of a senior citizen center in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, Canada, have alleged that the building is infested with mold and mushrooms. An anonymous person, claiming to be the daughter of one of the residents at Marquis De Tracy, said, “There are mushrooms in the basement, it’s terrible….

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Study Finds That Fungi Release Toxins Directly Into Air

A recent study conducted by French researcher Jean-Denis Bailly and his colleagues has found that mycotoxins from mold can disperse into the air under normal conditions. The researchers examined the mycotoxins produced by three types of fungi, and discovered that “this transfer to air requires air velocities that can be…

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Residents of Rental House Sue Landlord Over Black Mold Infestation

Residents of a rental house in Alton, Illinois, have filed a lawsuit against the landlord, alleging that the property was infested with black mold. The lawsuit claims that black mold is a serious health hazard, and the defendants failed to prevent mold growth which has caused injury and pain to…

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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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Florida State University Students Find Mold in Dorm Rooms

Students at Florida State University, who returned to their dorms this week, have reported mold in the rooms. According to FSU freshman Stefanie Prieto, “I came back on Sunday night, and the moment I walked in it just smelled disgusting and there was like mold all over the floors, all…

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Atlanta Resident Complains of Mold Infestation in his Apartment

A resident of a Peoples’ Town Villas apartment in southeast Atlanta, Georgia, has complained that mold is making him sick. Joseph Culler said he suffers from an ailment that weakens his immune system and mold infestation in his apartment is further worsening his condition. “I know about mold, it’s very…

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Woman Says Mold has Sent Her and Her Daughter to Emergency Room

Andricka Phillips of New Orleans blames mold for worsening her asthma and sending her to the emergency room.  According to her, she is sick of being sick constantly and can hardly walk without wheezing. She has been dealing with mold in her bathrooms for almost a year and feels that…

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Landlord Mold Assessment

Dear George, I have a resident who thinks he has mold.I took some pictures and saw no concern, nor smell of mold or moisture. I wonder if I sent the pictures if you can take a look and write back what you think? My name is Carla Dear Carla, We…

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How do I find out what the smell is?

Dear George, My daughter purchased a remodeled home in Woodland Hills. Her babies room and the adjacent office has a fishy odor. At times it goes away and other times it is very strong. Is there a way to determine what and where this odor is coming from? Signed, Grams…

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