Don’t underestimate the power of insect pests over your business. Business owners in the food and hospitality industry, especially restaurants and hotels, are very conscious of what pests can do to their brand and image. Food manufacturing firms should be equally aware that infestations can shut their operations down and tarnish their reputation as well. This is what happened to a poultry plant in California where United States Department of Agriculture inspectors found cockroaches in its fresh chicken processing facility. The inspection and resulting shutdown are in line…
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Food processing plants can be shut down due to cockroach infestation
Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 at 11:28 am
Where cockroaches hide
Friday, August 17th, 2012 at 2:10 am
The cockroach’s cryptic nature, which include being most active at night, the ability to scurry away from danger and suddenly disappear on ledges, and to survive on anything available for them to feed on, contributed much to their importance as pests of both residential kitchens and commercial establishments. People often find it difficult to imagine where cockroaches go when they are out of sight. Voids and hollow spaces in and behind kitchen appliances would quickly come to mind. But do you know that the extra often unused and…