While keeping pest under control is an integral part of any food processing industry, working in synergy with a pest expert paves the way to effective pest management. Clean India Journal takes a tour of two Chennai-based food processing units that are being serviced by Rentokil Initial
The most disturbing news flashed recently in the world dailies of rodents feasting on a new born twin in a Rawalpindi hospital in Pakistan was horrifying but unfortunately this is not the first time! Many such incidents go unreported too. Equally distasteful are reports of rats and flyinfestation in hospital / hotel kitchens. Are these
Food processing industry by its very nature is susceptible to attacks from various pests. The entire chain of processing from raw material to the finished product which reaches the end consumer is critical and needs to be evaluated for pest hot spots. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is the way to deal with the management of pests in this industry....
It takes a lot to eliminate a cockroach; even more to appreciate it
In order to revolutionise the industry’s standards in the UAE both in terms of the technology being used and service excellence, Rentokil made its first acquisition in the Middle East region by acquiring the commercial and residential pest control business of Totalai based in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The Middle East, North Africa & Turkey
Today, most of the people are familiar with the ‘Pest Control gentleman’ who regularly visits homes, offices, facilities or factories and sprays pesticides all over. But this process is not only ineffective after a point in time, but also harmful to the occupants. Regular spraying of pesticides on a scheduled basis is actually loading the
PestNetOnline by Rentokil is an online reporting application designed to enable organizations to review the status of their pest control 24 hours a day, seven days a week, across multiple sites. The company has introduced four tiers to the service (Proof of Service, Standard, Professional and High Dependency) to match the differing pest control needs.
The health department of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has recalled all its domestic breeding checkers to deal with the menace of Culex mosquitoes and spray anti-larval insecticides at breeding sites. This mosquito breeds in dirty water; especially in drains. The weather is conducive for mosquito breeding. Therefore, MCD officials started surveillance of mosquitoes
More than 1,000 Madagascar hissing cockroaches will be given to elementary schools and children’s organisations in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana to increase interest in science and promote entomology. Detroit based Rose Pest Solutions will donate live insects, plastic habitats and care instructions. The large, oval-shaped cockroaches are native to the island of Madagascar in Africa.
Cost, no doubt, determines the choice of a facility service provider. However, the influence of intrinsic bargaining, competitive rate offers and other elements have turned price into a deciding factor in finalising the service provider. Mohana M discusses this with Client Companies and FM Contractors who outsource maintenance services.