McCloud Services to Participate in Feeding America’s Food Sourcing and Operations Conference in Chicago August 26

South Elgin, Ill., August 19, 2013…McCloud Services, a leading pest management company providing services to 11 states, today announced it will participate in Feeding America’s Food Sourcing and Operations Conference on Monday, August 26. The three-day event will be held August 26 – August 28, 2013, at the Swissotel Chicago located at 323 E Wacker Dr., Chicago, Ill., 60601.

David Pettigrew, leading food safety manager for McCloud Services, will present “Pest Management for 3rd Party Food Safety Audits” from 2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. CT on August 26.  Pettigrew will discuss new third party audit standards and how food businesses can build an effective program that will comply with today’s audit standards to feed America, safely.

The 2013 Food Sourcing and Operations Conference will bring together innovative people, ideas and best practices from across the Feeding America network to equip members with insights, practical tools, peer relationships and motivation to efficiently source and deliver food. The conference provides a forum where industry professionals responsible for product sourcing, purchasing, operations, logistics, warehousing, transportation, inventory control and food safety can network, learn and expand their capacity to advance Feeding America’s capacity to end hunger. This premier learning conference attracts more than 500 attendees each year. For more information on the Food Sourcing and Operations Conference, please visit:

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About McCloud Services

McCloud Services, based in South Elgin, Ill., is the leader in food protection services throughout the chain of custody – from grain elevator to grocery store.  McCloud Services is known for its integrated approach to pest management, specifically designed for the food industry.  Serving the largest food-related brands in the U.S., the company has earned a reputation as the “food protection experts.”  McCloud Services has nine service centers that provide pest management services to an 11 state region. For more information, please visit:


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