Honolulu Magazine: ‘Protect Your Family from Rat Lungworm Disease’

Excerpts from Jennifer Carlile Dalgamouni’s “Fifteen Ways to Protect Your Family from Rat Lungworm Disease in Hawai‘i” (Honolulu Magazine, 11 Aug. 2017):

1. Don’t panic.
2. Don’t drink from the garden hose.
3. Wash, wash, wash.
4. Heat or freeze your produce.
5. Scrub raw fruits and vegetables thoroughly.
6. Wash fruit before peeling or cutting it.
7. Examine your bananas.
8. Don’t eat or play with snails or slugs.
9. Don’t let kids run barefoot in the backyard.
10. Boil snails and fresh water prawns.
11. Cover water catchment tanks.
12. Hunt slugs.
13. Control rats and slugs in your garden.
14. Make a slug pub.
15. Don’t be afraid to buy local.

To read the full article, click here.

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