Sprague Pest Solutions News

Managing Stinging Insects In Commercial Facilities

July

30

2015

Yellow jackets, paper wasps, honey bees, carpenter bees, and bald faced hornets are some of the stinging insects that might make an unwelcome appearance in and around commercial facilities. While some stinging insects are beneficial to our environment, others pose a threat to employees, customers and vendors. According to the National Pest Management Association, stinging insects send more than…

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Documenting the Top 10 Audit Infractions

July

30

2015

Passing a third-party audit is the most important item on a food processing facility’s checklist. If the facility fails an audit it can mean production shut downs, possible product recalls, fines and citations, damage to the brand, and lost revenue. What are the missteps that cause facilities to be written up or fail an audit? The British Retail Consortium (BRC), a food safety and quality…

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Tags: audits  |  BRC  |  audit infractions  |  top ten infractions

Creating A Food Safety Culture

July

30

2015

Changing the culture of an organization is never easy regardless of its size. From 10 person outfits to those with thousands of employees spanning the globe, change is never easy. When it comes to changing hearts and minds as it relates to food safety the task isn’t any easier but the level of urgency to do so is. Changes created by the Food Safety Modernization Act and Global Food Safety…

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Tags: food processing  |  food processing facilities  |  food safety

Sprague Pest Solutions Named To PCT Top 100

June

18

2015

Sprague Pest Solutions moved up one spot to 28th on the 2015 Pest Control Technology magazine Top 100 List, an annual compilation of the leading pest management companies in the United States. The list was included in the magazine’s May issue (www.pctonline.com). Sprague, a fourth-generation, family-owned company, is part of a nationwide industry that generated an estimated $7.4 billion in…

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