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Complimentary ON-DEMAND Virtual Event

RECORDED ON September 14, 2022 | 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET

Food Safety Tech Hazards Series:

Pest Management

Emerging Trends in Pest Management

Pest infestations are the No. 1 cause of regulatory fines in the food and beverage industry. In this virtual conference we will be sharing insights from industry leaders and regulatory and standards bodies on:

  • The Latest Advances in Pest Management
  • Seasonal Considerations
  • The Most Common Risks Based on Stored Ingredients 
  • Contracting with Service Providers

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12:00 pm - Welcome & Introductions
Inga Hansen, Managing Editor, Food Safety Tech

12:05 pm - 12:25 pm - Regulations and Standards
Mark Crowe, Director, Compliance & Investigation Division, Office of Investigation, Enforcement & Audit, USDA, FSIS

  • The role of The Food Safety and Inspection Service’s (FSIS) Compliance and Investigations Division in ensuring that FSIS-regulated products are safe, wholesome, and correctly labeled and packaged.
  • Responsibilities of federal and local agencies in inspecting and monitoring pest infestations and responding to violations

12:25 pm - 12:45 pm - Where Sites are Missing the Mark on Pest Management
Tammie Van Buren, Compliance Manager, Safe Quality Food Institute (SQF)

12:45 pm - 1:00 pm - Emerging Trends in Pest Management - TechTalk sponsored by Corteva Agriscience
Tara Beauregard, Strategic Account Manager, ActiveSense, Corteva Agriscience
Paul Gough, Corporate IPM Manager, FSS, Inc.

  • How new technologies and remote monitoring can help companies better target their resources

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm - Identifying and Mitigating Risk for Rodent Activity
Chelle Hartzer, Founder, 360 Pest & Food Safety Consulting

  • The importance of pest management and what you can do to implement preventative controls to protect your products and brand.

1:45 pm - 2:00 pm - Controlling Pests in Food Establishments: Challenges, Best Practices & New Technologies - TechTalk Sponsored by Rentokil
John Bell, Market Technical Director, Rentokil North America

  • What pests pose a risk to food processing facilities
  • What are the best practices to keep those pests out of the facility
  • How food manufacturing companies can leverage technology as a preventative approach to pest issues

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm - Protecting Your Supply Chain from End-to-End
Alexandria Hammel, Quality Expert, Downstream Quality, Nestle Purina

  • How to protect your entire supply chain from pest infestations
  • Implementing a downstream quality management program

 2:20 pm - 2:45 pm - Contracting with Service Providers
Angela Anandappa, Ph.D., Executive Director, Alliance for Advanced Sanitation

  • Establishing communication between third party providers stop and in-house team starts
  • Areas of negotiation in third party service contracts

2:45 pm - Event Wrap Up


Mark Crowe
Director, Compliance & Investigation Division,
Office of Investigation, Enforcement & Audit

Chelle Hertzer
Chelle Hartzer
360 Pest and Food Safety Consulting
Ali Hammel
Alexandria Hammel
Quality Expert, Downstream Quality
Nestle Purina North America
Dr. Angela Anandappa
Angela Anandappa, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Alliance for Advanced Sanitation
Tara Beauregard
Strategic Account Manager
Paul Gough
Corporate IPM Manager
FSS, Inc.
Tammie VanBuren
Tammie Van Buren
Compliance Manager
Safe Quality Food Institute (SQF)
John Bell
John Bell
Market Technical Director
Rentokil North America
Inga Hansen
Inga Hansen
Managing Editor
Food Safety Tech

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