SOUTH ELGIN, Ill. — McCloud Services announced its annual Pest Invasion integrated pest management and food safety seminar that will take place April 25 at the Drury Lane Conference Center & Theater in Oakbrook, Ill.
McCloud Services, a leader in IPM solutions, protects more than half of the largest food-related brands nationwide. The all-day seminar features valuable information on timely topics related to pests and other contamination concerns for the food supply chain of custody, including public health importance and FDA regulations, food borne illness and security.
"Our Pest Invasion seminar continues to grow every year and we are expecting this year's attendance to be well over 350 professionals from the food, pest management and environmental health industries," said Chris McCloud, president and CEO of McCloud Services. "Each year our speakers and experts cover the most timely and critical issues surrounding the food industry and we look forward to April's event."
Pest Invasion features speakers from a variety of locations across the country, each with a unique topic to discuss. This year's featured speakers and topics include:
•Dr. Matt Frye, New York State IPM Program, Cornell University
Topic: Rodent exclusion and update
•Dr. Linda Mason, assistant dean and professor of entomology, Purdue University
Topic: If you build it right, they won't come (part I). Building design, sanitation and pest monitoring for stored product pests
•Ed Hosoda, vice president, Cardinal Professional Products
If you build it right, they won't come (part II) Fumigation and chemical control update for stored product pests
•Dr. Michael Doyle, regents professor of food microbiology, University of Georgia
Topic: Food safety in review
Early bird discounted registration is now open until March 1. For more information on Pest Invasion 2017 and to register online, please visit: Pest Invasion Event Website.
Sponsorship and Exhibitor Information
Pest Invasion targets the most influential buyers and decision-makers in food safety, bringing attendees face-to-face with prospective and existing clients. Eighty percent of 2016 attendees included c-level executives for major food supply chain companies including processors, manufacturers, distributors and suppliers.
For more information or questions on the sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, please contact Mahi Kokkinos, marketing manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 224/227-6550.