Articles Tagged with ''pest control''

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Rootworm evolving to eat GMO corn, say scientists

The insects were unable to survive exposure to Bacillus thuringiensis-infected corn, but resistance has been growing.
March 26, 2014
Scientists say the first examples of resistance were found in 2009 in Iowa.
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Food Safety

Raw materials: Test or no test?

You can send incoming raw material samples out to a third-party lab, but plenty of easy-to-use, rapid test kits can more quickly provide the results you need—right at your own facility.
March 8, 2014

A June 10, 2011 report on Deutsche Welle states “bean sprouts are the likely source of an E. coli outbreak in Germany that has killed 31 people and made nearly 3,000 ill since May [2011].” This information was attributed to Reinhard Burger, president of Germany’s federal infectious disease laboratory, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI). 


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Integrated Pest Management

Pest Control: The best defense? A good offense

Integrated pest management protects profits by relying on maintenance and sanitation for pest control, rather than chemical treatments that may require plant downtime.
February 7, 2014
Stringent hygiene requirements at food and beverage facilities make an effective pest control program imperative.
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Field Reports

Dock doors get some needed attention

Updated shipping and receiving doors prevent ongoing impact damage from forklifts and pallets.
January 10, 2014
Shipping and receiving doors at this ice cream maker needed specialized treatment to prevent ongoing impact damage from forklifts and pallets.
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Technology Sourcebook

Cleaner/insect repellent

May 16, 2013

Orkin Actizyme floor and drain cleaner uses naturally occurring enzymes and beneficial bacteria to break down grease and grime buildup in pipes, cracks and crevices.


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Technology Sourcebook

Nontoxic bird deterrent

May 16, 2013

Bird-B-Gone Bird-OFF oil-based, nontoxic clear gel is made from all-natural, environmentally safe ingredients that also are safe for humans, birds and animals.


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Technology Sourcebook

Dock seal

October 3, 2012
Sealing small light gaps caused by trailer protrusions, the Frommelt Insulator dock seal helps prevent the entry of dust, bugs and other contaminants into a facility.
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TECH FLASH

Can’t take the heat? Neither can the pests

August 11, 2012
Humans aren’t the only ones seeking cooler places.
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TECH FLASH

Keeping pests out of the process

June 11, 2012
HACCP plans must address unwanted pests as well as allergens and microbes.
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Food Safety: Ode to the pallet

October 1, 2011
Keep an eye on one of the least considered plant tools. It could make a huge difference in your food safety plan.
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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

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