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Cancelling Pest Reservations In Hospitality Facilities

30 Jun

Pests require three things to survive and thrive, all of which are found in a hotel or hotel room – food, water and harborage/shelter or warmth...

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Sprague Pest Solutions Named A PCT Top 100 Company

30 Jun

Sprague Pest Solutions, a fourth-generation, family-owned company celebrating its 90th anniversary was named to the Pest Control Technology magazine Top 100 List...

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Eliminating Flies From Your Facility

30 Jun

Flies are one of the most commonly-encountered pests in and around commercial accounts and the threat of a fly infestation increases in the summer months when pest pressures rise...

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Getting Rid of Bed Bugs in the Office

30 Jun

A 2015 study by National Pest Management Association and the University of Kentucky found that 99 percent of pest control professionals treated for bed bugs in the year prior with 45 percent reporting they have serviced office buildings for pesky ..

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Locking Down Food Security: FDA Finalizes Final FSMA Rule

30 Jun

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration finalized the last of the seven major rules for the Food Safety Modernization Act and this one looks to lockdown food security and prevent intentional adulteration of food products...

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Industry Spotlight: Pest Management in Retail Facilities

29 Apr

There are many unique service needs and control techniques used to prevent and eliminate pests in retail establishments...

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Five Tips for Passing Third-Party Audits

29 Apr

Preparing for a third-party or FDA audit or inspection can be stressful for food processing plant managers...

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Setting the Facts Straight On The Zika Virus

29 Apr

There has been significant media coverage on the outbreak of the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus and the Sprague Pest Experts wanted to set the record straight on the threat Zika poses and how to prote..

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Getting Rid of Pests on the Road and Rails: FDA Releases Final Rule On Food Transportation

29 Apr

A common cause of food contamination during the transportation process is from exposure to disease-carrying pests including rodents, flies, nuisance birds and cockroaches.  As a result, the U.S...

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Termites Walk Softly But Carry A Very Destructive Stick

31 Mar

Termites might not be considered a threat to food safety like rodents or cockroaches are but these stealthy pests can cause significant structural damage - $5 billion annually to structures in the United States - to commercial facilities and cost ..

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Industry Spotlight: Liquid Processing and Storage Facilities

31 Mar

Liquid food processing and storage facilities including beverage and bottling plants, breweries, seafood canning facilities, dairies and wineries support pests..

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Food Processing and Birds: Not Feathers That Flock Together

31 Mar

One of the most common ways unprocessed food materials and product packaging is exposed to harmful food-borne bacteria is as a result of contact with bird droppings...

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