14 – Pest control in food businesses: an introduction

  • Kloosterman L
  • Mager K
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Abstract

Integrated pest management (IPM) is a very effective method for controlling pests in food businesses with minimal use of harmful pesticides and other undesirable measures. This chapter explains how a pest control program based on this principle is designed and which materials can be used to detect and control pests before they become a nuisance. The chapter further discusses the registration and communication of pest sightings, pest detection and preventive measures.

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  • L. Kloosterman

  • K. Mager

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