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The Cost of Not Making Food Safety A Priority

31 Jan

Here is some food for thought for food processors: How would an $11 million fine fit into the operating budget? The guess is not very well...

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Top Three Reasons for Food Recalls

31 Jan

In the first week of 2017 the U.S. FDA issued recalls for an array of products from croissants and chicken Caesar wraps to canned cat food...

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Don’t Take A Long Winter’s Nap on Bed Bugs

31 Jan

Even though winter is not “in season” for bed bugs, the Sprague Pest Experts recommend commercial clients not hibernate and take proactive steps to prevent bed bugs from infesting their facilities...

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Pest Trends for 2017

31 Jan

As the Sprague Pest Experts ring in the New Year, we wanted to share our take on the trends that will impact how we design and deliver pest management services for commercial clients in 2017...

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A Reminder to Schedule Your Year-End Assessments

30 Dec

As the year draws to a conclusion it is a good time for facility and quality assurance managers to prepare for a year-end review of their pest management program...

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Big Data and Food Safety

30 Dec

Big data is making its impact on food safety as food processors look to collect valuable information in order to develop protocols that protect their facilities, products and customers...

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Budgeting for Pest Services

30 Dec

When a commercial property manager, QA director or chief procurement officer needs to determine a budget for professional pest management services, the first place they need to turn is the scope of service document...

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What’s Trending for 2017?

30 Dec

The year 2017 could prove to be an important one for commercial clients, especially those involved in the food processing industry. What leads the Sprague Pest Experts and their crystal ball to say this? One word: FSMA...

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Are You Prepared for FSMA?

30 Nov

Is your facility prepared for FSMA? The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies recently conducted a survey of food industry professionals on their level of FSMA preparedness and here is what they discovered...

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Rat Regulations Come to Seattle

30 Nov

The City of Seattle will put on the books a rat eradication regulation for builders starting next year that requires developers to prove they have consulted with a pest management company before any vacant building is demolished...

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Black Friday for Pests: Pest Management in Retail Facilities

30 Nov

Want to make it Black Friday for pests in your retail facility? Retail outlets including those located in strip or conventional shopping malls, sprawling mixed-use “lifestyle” centers or stand-alone big box outlets..

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The Significant Impact of FSMA On Bird Management

30 Nov

Fall is an important time for bird management in commercial facilities since most species of protected migratory birds head south for warmer climates and abandon their nesting sites...

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