A Seasonal Guide to Winter Pest Problems

A Seasonal Guide to Winter Pest Problems

For many, winter offers a time of blissful reprieve from common household pests like flies, mosquitoes and the myriad of other creepy crawlies that we all love to hate. But before you kick back in anticipation of a pest-free winter – think again. Although some pests...
4 Pests Found in Food Manufacturing Facilities

4 Pests Found in Food Manufacturing Facilities

The contamination of food sources in South Africa has come under the spotlight in recent years as a result of the listeriosis outbreak which affected more than 1,000 people and 128 deaths. While food can become contaminated form many reasons, pest infestation is a...
Avoiding Common Restaurant Health Code Violations

Avoiding Common Restaurant Health Code Violations

When a restaurant gets cited for health code violations, it’s impossible to ignore the negative blow to the reputation of the establishment. Not only are health code violations bad for business though, they could have serious consequences related to foodborne...
7 Signs That a Restaurant Isn’t Clean

7 Signs That a Restaurant Isn’t Clean

If you’ve ever walked into a restaurant and immediately wanted to walk out, you’ll know that restaurant cleanliness is important. A clean restaurant is not only a matter of appearances – it’s also a health issue. Customers need to trust that the food that they’re...
Pest Control vs. IPM: What’s the Difference?

Pest Control vs. IPM: What’s the Difference?

For many restaurant owners, getting rid of pests has always been seen as a grudge purchase. You see a pest, you call a pest control company to eliminate the problem. That’s it. However, if you really want effective control that will prevent insects and rodents from...