Pest guests: How to fend off flies and other unwelcome critters

By Alice Sinia Flies are the most frequently encountered pest at restaurants. According to survey findings released by Orkin, half of restaurant patrons reported a pest sighting in the past year, and 95 per cent of those included flies. While they may not seem as threatening as wasps, flies can carry twice as many disease-causing […]

Keep the dirtiest pests out of your restaurant with Integrated Pest Management

By Alice Sinia, Ph.D. Pests are a year-round threat to restaurants, which provide an endless supply of food, water and shelter. But they aren’t the only ones keeping foodservice establishments top of mind – local news outlets often report poor health inspection scores; diners can easily share pest sightings on social media and many restaurant […]