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We understand that you have zero tolerance for pests.
A supermarket or food store is no place for a pest. Any sign of pest activity can seriously harm your brand and public perception, and pose serious health risks in areas where fresh food is handled.
At Rentokil, our pest control solutions for food retailers provide the reassurance of complete protection from pest problems. Rentokil’s unrivalled reputation for food retail pest control means that we understand the importance of protecting a good brand. Rentokil is your undisputed Brand Defender.
At Rentokil, we have an expert team devoted to our food-handling clients. They are High Dependency Technicians, Field Biologists, QA Managers and Technical Managers who are experts in, and devoted to, the food industry. Our accumulated knowledge of maintaining the levels of protection required by our clients means that our skills, expertise and solutions are unmatched across Australia and the world.
Our understanding of Australia’s food legislation will ensure that our service enables you to comply with all legal obligations.
Rentokil invests heavily in a highly experienced and knowledgeable team to maintain ‘zero tolerance’ pest control standards for your supermarket or food store. Our dedicated high dependency team are backed by the Rentokil reputation, hard-earned by working with Australia’s biggest food brands and retailers.
As active participants in the FMCG industry, including as members of the Australia Food & Grocery Council and having strong relationships with HACCP, AIB and BRC, we are at the forefront of audit and regulatory standards.
Our nation-wide coverage means we can provide seamless management of multi-site customers with a single point of contact, consolidated reporting, tailored programs and combined invoicing.
With every visit from a Rentokil technician, you’ll receive a detailed report on observations, notes of treatment and recommended action. You have the option to keep this information in hard copy on your premises or have access to it 24/7 online via our unique myRentokil online portal. Either way, you have the right information to hand whenever it’s needed.
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for food safety uses a five-stage approach to pest control, focusing on prevention measures rather than a reactive regime.
IPM integrates multiple control measures based on information gathered through inspection, monitoring and reporting, tailored to the circumstances of each site.
Our IPM approach comprises five stages:
Pest control starts with the design and construction of the building, including the external and external layout and construction materials. This should prevent harbourage of pests, deny access through doors, windows, vents, pipe work, drains, etc and minimise risk of access during business operations.
Plan the actions needed to prevent a pest infestation, including physical, cultural and chemical methods. Specify:
Implement the control measures that provide the most effective results and ensure safety:
When there is a pest outbreak a clear identification of the pest is essential to determine the most appropriate control methods and the preventive actions needed to avoid re-infestation.
There are six basic questions to ask about a pest and the threats that it poses to food safety:
Evaluate the effectiveness of the pest control programme. This can include:
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