Pests commonly found in food, also known technically as Stored Product Insects, covers a large number of insects. They can infest a variety of stored products in particular foodstuffs such as grains, cereals, dried fruit, nuts, seeds and even tobacco.
Stored grain insects are a health hazard in both private homes and businesses like food processing plants, warehouses, bakeries, stores, restaurants, mills, farms and silos. They can also cause enormous economic losses through damage and contamination of food products.
Any contamination will make your food unfit for human consumption.
Identifying and removing the source of the infestation is a critical part of effectively controlling these pests.
Businesses like food processing or grain storage can greatly benefit from an ongoing professional pest management program to contain and eradicate infestations along with high standards of hygiene and sanitation, including stock rotation practices in accordance with any applicable regulations.
Call Rentokil on 876-926-4236 to talk to an expert about stored product insect control.
In spite of their tiny size, these insects present a large threat to businesses and machinery. Potential harm includes the following:
Our accumulated knowledge of maintaining the levels of protection required by our clients means that our skills, expertise and solutions are unmatched across Jamaica and the world.
Want to know if you have a problem? See how to identify the signs of pests in food.