Food Processing

The Food Processing Nightmare: Pests

Kreethi Yadav

main_food-processing-bannerWith a “Zero Tolerance” requirement in your food processing plant, the agile and hungry pests that plague the food processing industry, are constantly knocking on your door. In the form of rodents, flies and cockroaches, these pests love human food, and with the vast quantities in one location, it becomes a smorgasbord of temptation. To stop pests from having free range to your product, you need a team of pest experts that can create a custom solution for your business.

What is the worst that can happen?

The consequences associated with pest’s in your food processing plant includes contamination of your product, via the food borne pathogens they carry. This can pose a huge food safety risk, and can lead to food poisoning, product recalls and a big hit to your reputation. These negative effects will play out in the media, under the scrutiny of the public eye, for the judgement of your key consumers.

Rentokil Brand Defenders

Food ProcessingThis is where Rentokil Pest Control steps in to be your Brand Defenders. They will assess the risks within your plant, work with you to create a tailored solution, and execute a pest protection plan. We, your fast emergency response team, will respond to any urgent requests with complete discretion. Our pest control policy will assist you where you need it most, while implementing industry best practice and preventing pests from feasting along your production line.

What can my team do to prevent pests?

To support your Brand Defenders, your employees can carry out the following pest prevention tips:

  1. Clean storage shelves regularly. Shelves are a great location for a nest or pests to hide.
  2. Remove excess moisture in regards to puddles or damp areas.
  3. Clean spills as soon as possible.
  4. Remove waste from your property regularly and quickly. Don’t let it build up or sit for days.
  5. Pay close attention to grooves and joints where pests can enter your building, and notify your Rentokil Brand Defenders.

Let Rentokil, the experts in pest control, protect your premise and your brand!

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Kreethi Yadav
Kreethi Yadav

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