Sprague Pest Solutions News

GFSI Takes Center Stage In 2015

December

16

2014

When it comes to predicting the pest management trends that will impact commercial clients most significantly in 2015, the Sprague Pest Experts’ crystal ball zeroes in on one thing in particular – food safety. The spotlight has shined brightly on food safety with the Food Safety Modernization Act and the Global Food Safety Initiative redefining auditing standards for food processing…

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Tags: insect light traps  |  FSMA  |  food processors  |  GFSI  |  food safety modernization act  |  grain elevator operators  |  auditor

Deadline for Food Facilities to Renew FDA Registration Draw Near

December

16

2014

Food processing facilities that registered with the Food & Drug Administration before October 1, 2014 must renew their FDA registration by December 31 or risk not being able to distribute their food products to retailers and consumers. The new registration rules are part of the Food Safety Modernization Act’s (FSMA) increased demand for updated, detailed documentation. The rule applies…

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Tags: FDA  |  food safety modernization act  |  FSMA  |  food safety  |  food processor

Turn the Page On Pests In The New Year

December

16

2014

January is the time to resolve to eat better, exercise more and update your facility’s pest management log book. As the calendar changes the Sprague Pest Experts will review the data collected in 2014 and look for trends that could indicate pest pressures are on the rise or conditions within the facility are making it more vulnerable to pest infestation. Trend analysis plays an important…

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Do Not Bring Pests “Home” for the Holidays

December

16

2014

Pests enjoy the holiday season just like everyone else but your facility shouldn’t have cluster or fruit flies buzzing around the holiday display or bed bugs feasting on your guests during their long winter’s naps. The Sprague Pest Experts have identified a list of pests (and checked it twice) that are the equivalent of coal in your stocking.

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Tags: bed bugs  |  rodents  |  flies  |  cockroaches  |  holiday pests