Prevention is better than cure. There are many challenges of keeping the food production facilities safe from the filthy flies. According to the World Health Organization, flies can transmit over 65 different diseases including tuberculosis, typhoid and cholera. All these diseases can have a direct impact on your customer and staff’s health. Flies feed on decaying organic waste and then transfer pathogens from their feet to human food and food preparation surfaces, potentially place the consumer at health and food consumption safety risks.
The food storage, preparation and canteen area must be cleaned thoroughly and professionally cleaned to create a fly-free environment. These are several measures you can take to avoid attracting flies in the first place.
- Stringent sanitation practices
- Always clean drain and garbage area
- Defend your facility using barriers
- Facility maintenance
- Heat Treatment
- Ongoing inspections