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Sprague Pest Solutions Hosts Food Safety Conference

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The conference takes place March 25, 2014, at the Boise Centre in Boise, Idaho.

| January 20, 2014

TACOMA, Wash. – Regulatory demands for increased documentation and closer scrutiny by third-party auditors have added to an already full plate for food processing, warehousing and distribution managers. To help food industry professionals navigate these uncertain waters and maintain effective pest management programs, Sprague Pest Solutions is hosting the Food Safety Pest Management Conference, March 25, 2014, at the Boise Centre in Boise, Idaho.

Attendees will leave this day-long education event will the latest information on how to improve pest management efficiencies and efficacy, and stay compliant with vital third-party audits. Expert speakers will share best practices for the following topics: Rodent Control Inspection Strategies Extreme IPM Bird Risk Reduction Third-Party Auditing Risk Assessments, Verification and Validation FSMA and Regulatory Issues Impacting Food Plants

Food safety managers, plant and warehouse managers, sanitation managers, facility managers and in-house pest management program coordinators will all benefit from attending. The conference will run from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and continuing education credits will be available. Registration is $295 per person. Early bird and group discounts for groups of three or more are available. For registration and program information go to www.spraguepest.com/foodsafety

“Education is an essential component in every successful food plant pest management program and the lineup of leading speakers and topics make this a must-attend event for food processing and manufacturing professionals,” says Tim Gallagher, director of strategic accounts for Sprague Pest Solutions. Sprague Pest Solutions

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