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Insects in Stored Foods

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Are you experiencing problems with insects invading your stock and food supplies? Pests post health risks, especially in the retail, hospitality and catering industries where they can contaminate foodstuffs and spread bacteria. This can lead to many health and financial issues, that are left better prevented. 

Please see below on what to look out for, what the consequences are of these pests, and what steps to take to get rid of them.

Danger Signs

  • Live or dead insects.
  • Damage to stock and foodstuffs.
  • Insect tracks or moth webbing.

Potential Harm

  • Damage to processing machinery.
  • Grain warming—infected grain can grow warmer leading to problems with damp and mould.
  • Non–compliance with legislation.
  • Contamination of foodstuffs and goods.

Business Consequences

  • Serious loss of valuable stock and foodstuffs.
  • Damage to goodwill, reputation, custom and income.
  • Legal—non–compliance with legislation.

Steps to Take

  • Identify the problem species—you'll need professional help with this. Call the pest control experts on +256 777 090 356 / +256 751 493 293 to survey your premises.
  • Apply appropriate insecticides or other treatments.
  • Enter an insect control service contract for long-term prediction, prevention and eradication of such outbreaks.
  • Regular deep cleaning and spray treatments.
  • Staff training sessions, so they are aware of what to look out for and how to handle such situations.

If you would like further advice on crawling insects or to arrange a visit by a Rentokil pest control specialist to put in place an integrated pest control programme, call us free on +256 777 090 356 / +256 751 493 293 or email us.

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