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They're small. Sometimes, they're really small. A German cockroach nymph is small enough to climb through the holes in a wall outlet. This makes them extraordinarily difficult to keep out of man-made structures. They are also exceptional hitchhikers. Even if you have the best pest control defenses in the world, you can still get an infestation of these cockroaches. Protecting a food processing facility from these insects requires experience and education.

When it comes to quality assurance and food safety, the problem of German cockroaches is a pest threat no food processing facility can ignore. Along with being small, German cockroaches are highly mobile. They can climb vertical surfaces and walk across ceilings upside down. They can compact their bodies to squeeze into gaps that are 1/2 their height. And these roaches can chew their way into food packaging. When they do, they can taint food products with 33 kinds of bacteria, 6 parasitic worms, and more than 7 other human pathogens.

A commercial pest control program developed by a Certified Quality Control Sanitarian such as Rottler can help to make sure your facility stays in compliance, and your reputation is protected from the fallout that can arise from contaminated food products.

Rottler provides modern Integrated Pest Management that meets and exceeds government requirements. Our carefully trained and licensed commercial pest control professionals provide a wide range of essential services such as in-house training, the provision of materials and support, professional inspections, the application of appropriate treatments, consultation for pest proofing and pest control equipment sales, as well as the establishing of easy online account management and electronic reporting.

Your Rottler service professional will monitor for the presence of German cockroaches and make sure that targeted and appropriate treatments are applied to ensure complete control. You'll also have service for other pests that are a threat for your business such as fly insect management, bird control and exclusion, bed bug services, rodent management, termite protection and more. Your commercial pest control program will be customized to meet your specific needs.

When it comes to protecting the integrity of your facility, you can trust Rottler. As one of only 70 pest management firms nationwide to earn the honor of being a Copesan partner, we are confident our team is ready to help you meet any pest control challenge--in fact, we guarantee it. For more information or to schedule to meet with one of our certified professionals, reach out to us at (888) 966-8919. 

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