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Rodent in Restaurant
Singapore Food Agency (SFA) conduct random checks on food industry to maintain high hygiene standards. Restaurant pays a high price for any pest infestation found and can lead to demerit points, fines or even suspension. Following the steps below can help you attain the hygiene standards and comply with the pertinent policies. Maintain and follow the regulations to be successful in the food service industry include a regular Pest Control program.
An infestation in your restaurant is definitely one problem every owners want to avoid. Pest problems can create a negative impact towards the success of a restaurant, for both a short and long term basis. Common pests running around the kitchen where food are prepared is not something anybody wants to worry about. However, a few things must be maintained regularly in order to avoid this from becoming a reality in f&b establishments.
In the food and beverage industry, it is of great importance to get rid of pests like Rodents, Rats and Mice. It can either make or break your business and reputation. When a customer finds a Rodent in your premises, regardless dead or alive, the impact can be disastrous for the restaurant. Enduring Rats infestation can be a reflective of a restaurant poor hygiene practise neglecting food safety.
Dangerous Diseases Spread by Rodents
Rodents are destructive pests that can spread disease, contaminate food, and destroy businesses. Rodents carries a few types of Rat borne diseases that can potentially lead to serious illness and unfortunately even death. Transmission of diseases usually occurs by contacting with infected Rodent waste that includes faeces, rat’s urine, dead rat and nesting material. Some diseases spread by insects that travel on these Rodents are fleas, ticks or mites.
Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome is a very rare viral disease that can seriously damage your heart, lungs and other organs. 40% of all cases are fatal as the virus damages your heart muscle and tissue. It causes your blood vessels to become weak, blood clotting and internal bleeding may happen.
Rat bite fever symptoms includes fever, skin rash, headaches, vomiting, rash and muscle pain. It is usually spread to a person by a bite from a Rodent who is infected. Even when no bite or scratch occurs, a person who handled an infected Rodent can be infected.
Plague is also a serious disease that is caused by the bacterium, Yersinia Pestis. It is usually spread plague after being bitten by a Rodent flea that carries the plague bacterium. Can be spread by a person who was handling a Rodent infected with plague.
Here are some important steps on Rodent Control for F&B outlets. Ultimately Innovative Pest Control Services is the best Rodent Control in Singapore to get rid of Rodent problems permanently.
Trying to control a Rodent infestation on your own is a difficult task, especially to achieve a positive result. Innovative Pest Control Specialist is highly trained in serving restaurants with the best resources to solve your Rodent infestation problems.