Flies carry a host of diseases including cholera and salmonellosis and it is therefore essential hygiene practice for food preparation areas to employ some method of fly killer. In the home, house flies are not only irritating – they can lay their eggs in uncovered food, creating maggots and also presenting a health risk.
Whilst most of us know that flies can spread germs and bacteria did you know how fast a fly can complete its life cycle or what the perfect breeding conditions for maggots are? This infographic answers everything you wanted to know about the fly breeding cycle and reinforces the message that prevention is better than cure. For more tips about how to get rid of flies click here.