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October 2020
Nathalie Leblond
A fly infestation can spell disaster for a business that deals with food. Flies are one of the most likely insects to cause damage and disruption to a food service or food production business.
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Food Safety and Food Processing
October 2020
Bakang Kganyago

The term stored product insects (SPI) covers a myriad of insects that include beetles, weevils, moths and mites that are found in grains, cereals, dried fruit, nuts, seeds and even tobacco.

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Food Safety and Food Processing
September 2020
Lemay Rogers

The title of this blog might seem a little dramatic, but I'd like to suggest that for the most of us, cockroaches strike fear into our hearts - not only because they are creepy crawlies and can...

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Food Safety and Food Processing
August 2020
Nathalie Leblond

There have been several reports in the press about animals being tested positive for COVID-19. These range from domestic cats and dogs to tigers in zoos and farmed mink. 

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Food Safety and Food Processing
August 2020
Nathalie Leblond

Working in the food supply industry, pests - especially rodents - are always a source of concern but with reports of infected rodents sold for food in Southeast Asia, could there be a possibility...

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Food Safety and Food Processing
July 2020
Lemay Rogers

Whether your business operates in the food processing industry, pharmaceutical industry, or any other industry where audits are an operational requirement, the word AUDIT makes even the most...

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Food Safety and Food Processing
April 2020
Nathalie Leblond

South Africans are two weeks into our three week lock down period, and Rentokil Initial - as an Essential Services provider - has continued to work through this period,  providing critical pest...

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Food Safety and Food Processing, Innovation, Trends and Technology, Hotels and Hospitality
March 2020
Nathalie Leblond

I'm writing today's blog post from my "new" office (my kitchen counter) during what is officially South Africa's fourth day of lock down, but what in reality feels more like day eleventy seven. 

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Food Safety and Food Processing, Innovation, Trends and Technology
March 2020
Nathalie Leblond

Tonight at midnight South Africa enters into lock down and many businesses will be forced to down tools during this period. We want to remind you that Rentokil Initial will continue to do what we...

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Disinfection and Fumigation, Food Safety and Food Processing
October 2019
Nathalie Leblond

We couldn't agree more with Gordon Ramsay; Hygiene in commercial kitchens is of paramount importance, and we wrote a 2 part blog post on the subject in our sister hygiene blog: Insights.

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Flies and Fly Control, Food Safety and Food Processing

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