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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, [...]
Fri, Nov 11, 2016
Source: deBugged AU
Bite Itch Arm
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 [...]
Tue, Nov 01, 2016
Source: deBugged AU
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 Entomophagy is the term used for eating insects. and interestingly enough, 2 billion people globally consume them (2013 UN [...]
Thu, Oct 20, 2016
Source: deBugged AU
Pest Diseases
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 [...]
Thu, Oct 06, 2016
Source: deBugged AU
Data insights collected through our myRentokil platform is a powerful tool for analysing, predicting, and identifying any pest-related problems throughout the food supply chain. Pests are relentless in their search for food and shelter, highlighting how adaptable and destructive they can be. myRentokil is a medium to help keep food-related [...]
Thu, Sep 01, 2016
Source: deBugged AU