As the weather gets cooler, pests looking for shelter can pose a threat to food safety programs as they become more active! By taking proactive measures to prevent unwanted pests, you can effectively protect the integrity and quality of your products through proactive pest prevention measures.
In this webinar, IFC explores steps you can take today to prepare your facility from pests, rodents, and more during transitions to the cooler weather.
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Join our IFC experts to learn how a proactive preparedness plan for cooler-weather pests can protect your facility and give you peace of mind going into higher pressures from rodents and other pests. You’ll learn proactive integrated pest management strategies that will support your food safety program.
This webinar aims to help food processing facilities prepare for colder months by teaching effective pest prevention and control measures, including sealing gaps and door seals, adopting proactive pest management techniques, and maintaining an audit-ready program.
Learn essential steps to protect your food processing facility from pests during cooler season transitions, ensure a pest free environment, and maintain an audit-ready program with IFC's expert guidance.
Dani Dryer has been the Technical Services Manager at IFC since May 2023. She previously worked as a Biological Sciences Laboratory Technician at the USDA-ARS in Manhattan, Kansas, studying stored product insect behavior and chemical communication. Dani also worked on developing pheromone and sticky traps for monitoring pests and evaluated mating disruption dispensers for Indian meal moths in warehouse settings.
Dani is currently completing her master’s degree in Entomology with the State University of New York Environmental School of Forestry, where she studied an invasive, parasitic muscid fly species in the Galápagos Islands and how these flies use chemical cues to find their hosts. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, with a concentration in Biology, from Cornell University.
Steve has worked in the Pest Management industry for 25 years and over 17 years with IFC. He has worked primarily within the food industry and has extensive field experience working with rodents, stored product insects, and other pests that provide a threat to food facilities nationwide. Steve has provided IPM training for numerous food companies on a variety of IPM-related strategies and solutions.
Aaron Hand has three decades of experience in B-to-B publishing with a particular focus on technology. He has been with PMMI Media Group since 2013, much of that time as Executive Editor for Automation World, where he focused on continuous process industries. Prior to joining ProFood World full time in late 2020, Aaron worked as Editor at Large for PMMI Media Group, reporting for all publications on a wide variety of industry developments, including advancements in packaging for consumer products and pharmaceuticals, food and beverage processing, and industrial automation. He took over as Editor-in-Chief of ProFood World in 2021. Aaron holds a B.A. in Journalism from Indiana University and an M.S. in Journalism from the University of Illinois.