Birth Control Meets Pest Control in Food and Beverage Plants

Food Processing – September 29, 2016 

Patricia Hottel, technical director for McCloud contributes to Food Processing’s Article “Birth Control Meets Pest Control in Food and Beverage Plants”

FSMA compliance is front and center, and pest control specialists are thinking outside the box to keep rodents, birds and insects in check.

Virtually every food and beverage plant is unique, in terms of products manufactured, physical layout, surrounding environment and the specific challenges it faces in warding off pests drawn to an abundant food supply. Whether it’s phorid flies emerging from a drain, flour beetles looking for a bakery or rats calling to borrow a cup of sugar, every facility must deal with a pest of particular concern.

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