Pest Control

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What is pest control in the food industry?

Pest control is the management of unhygienic animals (including insects) that could contaminate your food products with some nasty diseases. These diseases could seriously impact your organisation.

Pests carry bacteria and viruses that can spread to your customers and your employees. Urine and droppings from rodents, birds and insects all have health risks that  can be very serious indeed.

 

Why is pest control important in food safety?

Pest control is very important in your company, this is because of the risk that it poses to your food products and supply chain.

We have compiled a few major benefits for pest control in your company.

Reduce your spoiled product costs

By implementing pest control in your business you can reduce your spoiled product costs. This is because there will be less contamination from pests getting into your food products.

Improve company reputation

By implementing pest control measures in your company, you are portraying to your customers that you take food safety and your customer’s health and well-being very seriously. This will create a good reputation of your brand, because you care about your customers.

Prevention is better than the cure

What's better than trying to cure a pest problem? That's avoiding one in the first place. So preventing a pest contamination is having a control plan in place that tackles pests before they can take hold.

Reduce your Health Risks

By controlling pest infestations, you will be controlling the health risks to your customers and employees.  

 

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