Pest Control

Pest control is an integral part a food facility's food safety initiatives. Our pest control content offers best practices and innovations in the form of articles, case studies, and more. 


Cleaning, Sanitation, Hygiene

Choosing Cleaning Chemicals for Organic Plants

Aug. 9, 2022
When it comes to cleaning, sanitizing and pest control, chemical choices for organic plants are more constrained.
Industry Perspective

Pest Prevention Strategies & The Future of Pest Management

June 10, 2022
We talked with with experts at Industrial Fumigant Company about pest prevention strategies you can enact at your facility as well as what the future holds in pest management....
Pest Control

Effective Strategies For Stopping Outside Pests from Breaking In

July 9, 2021
We talked with Industrial Fumigant Company’s Jerry Heath and Sharon Dobesh about what food and beverage processors can do to help stop birds, rodents, and other pests from getting...
Killer Microbe

How IFC is Helping Processors with Their Microbial Decontamination Needs

June 18, 2021
We’re talking all things safety and sanitation in this special bonus episode of the Food For Thought podcast.
Pest Control

Debugging Transportation & Food Safety Issues with IFC

What are the three biggest pest management concerns food and beverage processors face during transportation? We cover that and more during this special bonus episode of the Food...
Pest Control

Enlist Your Plant Floor Workers in the Fight Against Pests

March 22, 2021
A properly trained workforce can help make pest control programs as effective as possible.
Pest Control

Occasional Food Plant Pests Bring Unpredictable Problems

Aug. 31, 2020
Certain species are ‘accidental invaders’ that, in a way, are harder to predict and more disruptive than the more common ones.
Plant Operations and Engineering

Controlling the Pest Problem At Food and Beverage Manufacturing Plants

Feb. 12, 2014
A food illness outbreak may not shut down a plant, but woe to the processor who fails to maintain a rigorous pest control program.
Pest Control

Pest Management Firms Morphing Into One-Stop Bug Shops

Sept. 11, 2013
A warm place to rest and all the food and drink desired describes the appeal of all-inclusive resorts for people -- and food processing facilities for insects and other pests....
Pest Control

Seasonal Approaches To Pest Control Can Prevent A Cold-Weather Invasion

Sept. 11, 2012
As summer ends and winter approaches, food plant managers need to change their focus and strategy if they want to keep insects and rodents out of their plants.
Pest Control

Pest Control - Inside, Outside and in the Cloud

Feb. 8, 2012
New documentation requirements add to the argument for managed, integrated approach.