Pest Control Measures:
As being a food business sector it is very important for you to have a Professional pest control system in place without Excuse . Pests can be a serious health hazard for your consumers. Pest can also cause you monetary loss as they damage your Shop and food products leading to waste and all above Pest can Damage your Brand Image at any time .
Rats not only contaminate food but can also damage wiring, containers, furniture and structure inside food establishments or factories. Some times it creates Fire accidents while damaging the live wires . ultimately the presence of pests can cause you to lose consumer confidence in your food product or food establishment.
Pests are carriers of Pathogens such as bacteria and viruses that pose as a serious health risk for the consumer. Few urban pests are rats, mice, cockroaches, flies, ants, lizards and birds. Other pests found in stored food products are larder beetles, weevils and flour moths.
Pests always make you serious thread and can also contaminate food with hair, droppings, urine, eggs food may even be contaminated with pest dead bodies.
Very common pests are attracted to food establishments as these premises provide an ideal habitat and they can get food and shelter . This situation which allows them to live and reproduce.
Therefore it is very important to control pests or it will lead to more infestation of raw material as well as finished food product which further leads to waste besides causing immense health risks for the consumer.
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