Stored product pests. Although there are many different species of stored product pests that can affect a food processing facility, all are adept at thriving in and around products undetected. The Indian meal moth, for example, has small, cream-colored larvae that will eat just about anything. Tiny and right at home in product packaging, these pests will wreck a batch of products and then move on to the next. Pheromone traps can help with detection, so make sure employees know what they are and why they are there.
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