Quality Assurance & Food Safety

New Technologies For Pest Prevention

Pests can significantly contaminate foods as they’re being produced, resulting in economic loss, regulatory penalties, customer rejection and adverse consumer reaction. But what are the things we can do to make the environment less favorable for pest establishment and population growth? In this session, Dr. James Campbell, USDA, shares the knowledge he has gained about how sanitation, barriers, treatments, monitoring programs and more can help. He also discusses the new and developing technologies for detection, prevention and elimination in food and beverage processing plants and warehouses.