01:15 PM –
02:15 PM ET
Got Rats? Now What? Where To Start?
Whether its mice or rats, once you have them inside a food processing center its important to eliminate them quickly. At the same time, your business is surrounded by conducive conditions that require you to monitor for these critters continuously. No longer is a few rodent bait stations and inspections your only tool in the pest management toolkit. This session will cover what we have learned over the past 2 decades and are now using to better control and monitor for mice and rats.
Extension Program Specialist III
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
02:25 PM –
03:25 PM ET
New Technologies for Pest Prevention
Pests can significantly contaminate foods as they’re being produced, resulting in economic loss, regulatory penalties, customer rejection and adverse consumer reaction. But what are the things we can do to make the environment less favorable for pest establishment and population growth? In this session, Dr. James Campbell shares the knowledge he has gained about how sanitation, barriers, treatments, monitoring programs and more can help. He also will discuss the new and developing technologies for detection, prevention and elimination in food and beverage processing plants and warehouses.
Dr. James Campbell
Supervisory Research Entomologist
03:35 PM –
04:35 PM ET
New Technologies + Current Standards = Continuous Improvement
Pest management is a critical foundational program for any food facility. New technologies offer food facilities opportunities for pest management efficiencies leading to greater control within the food safety program. But how do new technologies fit into current standards and regulations?
Kristie Grzywinski’s 20-plus years of expertise in food regulations and global standards for food facilities along the supply chain connects the dots between pest control technologies and the global GFSI standards, along with a look at various applicable regulations of the U.S. and Canada. Discover how the new technologies in food facility pest management can fulfill the standards and where there are opportunities in streamlining the implementation of a site’s pest management program to allow for continued improvement.
Safe Quality Food Institute
04:35 PM –
04:45 PM ET
Delivering Stronger Brand Protection With the ActiveSense® System
With a focus on delivering top-quality service that’s backed by state-of-the-art technology, Maribel Rabbani knew electronic remote monitoring would play an important role in both protecting the brands of her clients and growing her new pest control business. By monitoring for pest activity 24/7, the ActiveSense®
system allowed the Total Maintenance Service team to focus their time on targeted inspections and proactive program changes to provide stronger brand protection.
CEO & Founder
Total Maintenance Service