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SALSA Pest ControlPest Control for SALSA Accredited Businesses in Norwich: Complying with High Standards

For businesses in the food industry seeking to establish a strong commitment to food safety and quality, achieving SALSA (Safe and Local Supplier Approval) accreditation is a significant achievement. As pest control plays a crucial role in maintaining these standards, SALSA accredited businesses must adhere to specific pest control requirements outlined in the SALSA Approved Suppliers Standard.

This is where Abate Pest Management can help. By implementing Integrated pest management principles, and maintaining detailed documentation, we will help businesses ensure a pest-free environment, uphold their SALSA accreditation, and continue to provide safe and high-quality products to their customers.

Understanding the SALSA Approved Suppliers Standard for Pest Control

The SALSA Approved Suppliers Standard is a comprehensive set of guidelines designed to ensure that food suppliers maintain exceptional standards in food safety and quality. Within this standard, pest control is an essential element that all SALSA accredited businesses must address to protect their products, reputation, and customer trust.

SALSA Pest Control Requirements: A Comprehensive Approach

To maintain SALSA accreditation, businesses must meet specific pest control requirements outlined by SALSA. These requirements are designed to implement a proactive, comprehensive, and sustainable pest management program. Some key aspects of SALSA pest control requirements include:

  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM): SALSA encourages the adoption of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) principles. IPM is an environmentally friendly and effective approach to pest control that focuses on prevention, monitoring, and targeted treatments, minimising the use of chemicals while maximising pest control effectiveness.
  • Prevention and Exclusion: Implementing measures to prevent pests from accessing food, water, and shelter is vital. Proper waste management, sealing entry points, and maintaining a clean environment are essential components of prevention.
  • Monitoring and Early Detection: Regular monitoring and inspections are critical to detect pest activity promptly. Using traps and monitoring devices aids in early detection, allowing for timely intervention.
  • Appropriate Treatments: If pest control products are necessary, SALSA requires businesses to use specific, low-toxicity treatments focused on the identified pests. These treatments should be applied judiciously and responsibly to minimise risks to human health and the environment.
1. Contact

Call or email us to discuss your pest problem and we will give you advice or arrange for our local technician to make a visit.

2. Survey

We will arrange a survey if necessary, at a time convenient for you and provide a quote and pest recommendations. 

3. Treatment

Abate Pest Management, BPCA certified technicians will visit to treat your pest problem. We’ll make as many visits as required to ensure your problem is resolved.

4. Guaranteed Service

We guarantee to solve your pest problem, working together.

Partnering with a SALSA Approved Pest Control Contractor

To meet the SALSA Approved Suppliers Standard for pest control, businesses are encouraged to collaborate with professional pest control contractors experienced in serving the food industry. A SALSA approved pest control contractor like Abate Pest Management has in-depth knowledge of the specific pest challenges faced by food businesses and the expertise to tailor pest control solutions to meet the SALSA requirements.

Abate Pest Management provides SALSA pest control and pest prevention services to organisations throughout Norwich, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Kent, London and the South East. We are extremely passionate about customer care and delivering a quality service. Our consultants are all highly skilled and professional and we always strive to exceed the needs of our clients. All of our technicians are trained and certificated to BPCA and or RSH standards as well as further specialist training in more specific areas.

Ensuring Pest Control Compliance and Documentation

SALSA accredited businesses must maintain detailed documentation of their pest control activities, including regular inspections, pest activity reports, and actions taken to address any issues. Compliance with pest control requirements should be an ongoing commitment, demonstrating the company's dedication to maintaining food safety and quality standards.

What is SALSA Certification / Accreditation?

The SALSA (Safe and Local Supplier Approval) standard is a well-recognised standard designed specifically for small food and drink producers within the UK. SALSA provides a robust foundation for businesses to adapt their food safety management system as their business grows. SALSA is often seen as a stepping-stone for food businesses before taking on the more onerous challenge of becoming BRC accredited.

Whilst many large retailers and wholesalers will look for BRC certification as part of their supplier approval process, the SALSA Approved Suppliers standards are becoming increasingly recognised and encouraged. As with BRC accreditation, one of the key areas of compliance is ensuring that adequate pest control is in place on the premises.

How Abate Pest Management Can Help

We provide bespoke pest control and prevention services fully compliant with the current SALSA pest control requirements to the food manufacturing and packaging industry and have a thorough understanding of the rigorous audit processes and high standards of safety and hygiene that are required to maintain SALSA certification.

We have extensive experience in the implementation of SALSA accreditation pest control requirements, pest prevention and management and assisting our clients with SALSA auditing standards.

Our highly skilled team of pest control technicians will deal with any pest control issues and advise on working practices and procedures to reduce the risk of pests getting into your premises and contaminating, infesting or damaging stock. What’s more, as members of the BPCA (British Pest Control Association) you can be sure that your business is in safe hands.

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