Rentokil Pest Management education programs include the PestAware program which provides staff with some simple tips on helping avoid pest problems. The program is particularly pertinent during summer when the weather conditions are much more conducive to increased pest activities. During this time, both manufacturers and the pest managers must increase their vigilance and management practices during the warmer months to counter the more favourable conditions.
Pureheat has released a range of air-extraction and adhesive-board insect control products suitable for food processing and food production.
The Insect-O-Matic Edge glueboard flying insect killer can be used to help control food safety hazards and minimise food safety risks.
Insect-O-Matic’s Allure electric flying insect control unit features an open-top design that creates 67% more useful light output (which is the insect attractant) and a Z-shaped killing grid which provides a 20% larger killing area.
Many would say this is an ‘oxymoron’ because how can you manage pests without pest control? In today’s manufacturing world, particularly in the food processing industry, the management of pests has become a high priority. Consumers will not tolerate poor products let alone food that has an elusive insect in it, so how does this affect pest management for food manufacturers?