TOPEKA, Kan. — Schendel Pest Services is hosting a day-long seminar for the employees of food production, distribution and warehousing facilities on Friday, October 26, at the Phoenix Doubletree Guest Suites in Phoenix, AZ. The seminar is designed to educate employees of food facilities on the current trends and latest developments in pest management, as it relates to food safety.
Keynote speaker for the event will be Ron Vail, Director of Food Safety and GFSI Education for the American Institute of Baking (AIB). He will present information about the Global Food Safety Initiative and the Food Safety Modernization Act. Vail has more than 30 years of experience in the food industry, working for both food manufacturing companies and for AIB.
Additional agenda items for the October 26th meeting include:
• Flying Insect Control in Food Accounts
• State of ProFume and Other Fumigants
• Insect Mating Disruption
• The New Pyrethroid Label
• Bird Control in Food Processing
• Rodent Control in Food Processing
“Schendel is proud of the role we play in protecting the safety of our food supply,” said Brent Boles, Schendel president. “Seminars such as this allow us to help our customers and others in the food processing industry learn how to make their food safety program more successful, which ultimately makes their company more successful. We are excited to share the expertise of our speakers with our colleagues in the food processing industry.”
To request an invitation to the free food safety seminar, please contact Julie Johnson at 1-785-580-2914 or email her at Julie@pestzero.com. More information about the seminar can be found on Schendel’s website at www.schendelpest.com.