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Food Plant Pest Management

Friday September 21, 2012

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Question:

What are the guidelines and procedures for treating a Food Processing Plant?

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Answer:

In general you are simply required to follow the product Label for any pesticides you may use in a food processing plant. However, this can depend upon a couple of things. One is whether or not the plant you are working with is inspected by AIB - the American Institute of Baking - which is a private organization that more or less polices food manufacturing in North America. They provide food safety inspections, audits of these businesses, training, and certifications all in the name of protecting the quality of food produced in North America and other countries around the world. If AIB inspectors do oversee the plant you are working with you will be obligated to work with their on-site inspector to follow the AIB guidelines, and you can access all of their "Standards" on their website at Read more

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