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Maintaining an Effective Supply Chain Risk Management with Progressive Education

Rentokil Maintaining an effective supply chain risk management with progressive education The Experts in Pest Control Effective pest management incorporates pest awareness education as part of its strategy to sustain a business food safety and assurance process. Rentokil Integrated Pest Management (IPM) supports food & beverage processing, industrial & manufacturing and food related businesses. FOOD RECALL CASES 2009 2013 2014 A peanut company plant was part of a A ready-to-eat products supplier recalls approximately19,054 pounds of frozen products after it was found with A meat packaging company recalls 1.8 million pounds of ground nationwide Salmonellosis outbreak in US. Dead rodents, beef after it was linked with rodent droppings and bird feathers which are contaminants contamination of E. coli. 11 people across 4 states in US were affected by the product. contamination of Listeria were found at the plant. This led to a major food recall and the company went bankrupt." monocytogenes. Us$ 57.6 billion RM 184.9 billion 3,600 products recalled 714 people sickened Crop productions are lost annually due to pest infestations in Asia. 9 people killed INFECTIOUS DISEASES CARRIED BY PEST5) • Health implications: diarrhoea, kidney failure and even death • The bacteria is transmitted through contaminated water/ food, or through contact with infected animal or person Rodent E. Coli • Health implications: after being infected for 12 to 72 hours later, one can face diarrhoea, fever, abdominal cramps and even death Bird Salmonella • Illness caused by the bacteria, usually lasts 4 to 7 days Cockroach • Health implications: fever, stiff neck, confusion, weakness, vomiting, and diarrhoea • Primarily affects older adults, pregnant women, newborns, and adults with weak immune system Fly Listeria CONSEQUENCES TO SUPPLY CHAIN Pest droppings Pest presence in the manufacturing plant Has the potential Cross contamination may also accelerate the deterioration of to contaminate raw can also occur along production line materials in the production area building's exterior Consumers can suffer risk of infection due to Risk of transferring pest to retailer's premises while End result: Damage to brand and reputation through loss of trust Sighting of pest can negatively impact customers impression possible food contamination with transporting goods pathogens TOTAL HYGIENE AWARENESS TALK (THAT) AS PART OF RENTOKIL INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT (IPM) A successful IPM programme incorporates the practice of good personal hygiene among employees in their daily routine, helping business to thrive in the long run. Health impact - Prevent the spread of harmful bacteria and Rentokil İnitial germs Total Hygiene Awareness Talk Food safety - Avoid cross FOOD SAFETY Ccontamination especially for businesses in the food industry Improve working/ living conditions - Instill better personal hygiene behaviour among employees Minimise pest risk within premises - Employees with pest knowledge proactively identifies pest presence to maintain good housekeeping Sources: 1) 2) products-recalled-due-to-potential-listeria-monocytogenes- 1300 882 911 contamination--225308772.html 3) 4) 5) Copyright © 2014 Rentokil Initial Malaysia. All rights reserved.

Maintaining an Effective Supply Chain Risk Management with Progressive Education

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Effective pest management incorporates pest awareness education as part of its strategy to sustain the food safety and assurance process in the business. Find out how Rentokil Integrated Pest Manageme...


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