Rentokil Initial has won the 2016 UK BCS IT Industry Award for Best Internet of Things Project, beating six other strong finalists in this category. The UK IT Industry Awards are one of the longest established and most prestigious awards of its kind and focuses on the contribution of individuals, [...]
A Physical Risk
Stored Product Insects (SPIs) are a physical risk to businesses which operate within the food industry such as food processors and food retail companies. They are regarded as the most expensive pests where a single infestation from a SPI can result in increased expenditure for businesses, reduced profit, [...]
An unseasonably high number of mosquitoes have been observed across south-east Australia recently preparingus for a bad mozzie season ahead. These annoying mozzies have been swarming into suburban backyards and particularly around any large bodies of water. If there is a lot of food source around, the mozzie population is [...]
Edible insects are growing in popularity and are not only viewed as trendy additions to suburban restaurant menus, but are posing a solution to food security, global health and sustainability.
Entomophagy is the term used for eating insects. and interestingly enough, 2 billion people globally consume them (2013 UN [...]
Pests leave what behind?!
Pests are not only destructive but can pose a risk to human health; they are prolific breeders and carriers of many nasty diseases. Through their relentless search for food and shelter, pests leave behind disease-causing pathogens and bacteria. They can spread these by contaminating food and water [...]