Sprague Pest Solutions News

Food plant audit dos and don’ts

July

30

2014

When the day comes for your audit, it is helpful to keep these tips in mind,

Successfully passing a third party audit is arguably the most important task a food processing facility’s quality assurance manager must accomplish. Without a passing grade, the facility will be faced with the prospect of a costly shutdown, damage to their brand and potential fines and regulatory action.

Read More...

Tags: There are currently no tags associated with this article

Solutions to solving your pest al fresco issues

July

30

2014

Flies and stinging insects are some of the most commonly-encountered pests in and around commercial accounts.

Flies present a significant public health threat to commercial accounts because of E. coli and salmonella. These harmful bacteria can transmit to food, food preparation areas, storage and cooking surfaces. 

Read More...

Tags: There are currently no tags associated with this article

What food processors should know about GFSI inspections

July

30

2014

GSFI inspections from Dr. Richard Dougherty's point of view

Find out about influence GFSI audit schemes, their impact on food plant pest management, and the subsequent response in food processing facilities, their staffs and pest management partners. Dr. Richard Dougherty of Food Resources Northwest brought attendees up to speed on this vital issue facing food processing and distribution facilities.

Read More...

Tags: There are currently no tags associated with this article

FDA issues final compliance policy guide on food facility registration

July

30

2014

FSMA brings major changes for food and food byproduct facilities

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is the first major overhaul of our nation’s food safety practices since 1938, and it includes new regulations for produce farms and for facilities that process food for people to eat. It represents some big changes to our food system for growers, processors and beyond. Sprague will help you learn what you need to know.

Read More...

Tags: food processing  |  FSMA  |  food safety and modernization act