From dishware, cleaning supplies, dry goods and frozen goods, everything must go somewhere. If not stored properly, these items will attract or hide pests.
The warehouse beetle is one species that will come in with shipments and enter from the exterior environment. Because it has two potential pathways into a building, it is one of the most common stored product beetles to infest food facilities.
Pat Hottel, technical director for McCloud, contributes to Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery’s article, “Pest control best practices for snack and bakery facilities”
Some parts of the U.S. have seen a surge in rat activity, in part, due to the pandemic. Rats will in turn, increase their foraging distances in response to food shortages.
A recent study by McCloud Services explaining the importance of assessing and mitigating insect damage in warehouses.
Juxtaposition of business booms and busts exacerbates seasonal issues. Rodent prevention and management amid the pandemic explained.
Rodents have increased in some areas due to the pandemic. As food sources deplete, rodents will seek other sources. Here are some tips to help prevent rodents.
Pest control service reports can help you make informed decisions when it comes to your facility’s pest management program. Here are the 5 key areas of a service report to pay close attention to.
Just as businesses have continued to adapt, so have pests. Restaurateurs should continue taking the steps that help limit threats to food safety, as risks are still present.