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Pest Control

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 it 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 list of the main benefits.

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 for 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 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.

ISO 22000 Food Safety Management

ISO 22000 is the internationally accepted standard for quality management.

ISO 22000 provides the requirements for a food safety management system and is a certifiable standard. ISO 22000 sets out what steps an organisation must take to demonstrate its ability to safely handle food.

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