Food Legislation

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Food Legislation & Pest Control

Ever-tightening legislation and directives make it essential for businesses to take appropriate measures for prevention, early detection and control of pests throughout the food supply chain.

Rentokil Pest Control is your professional partner when it comes to controlling pest risks in compliance with internal quality management standards, customer requirements and your statutory obligations.

Many companies rely on us to help them control pest risks in compliance with industry best practice and hygiene legislation.

Food Processing

  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)
  • Organic farming regulation and industry standards
  • Biocide regulations
  • Ordinance on hazardous substances
  • Technical Rules for Hazardous Substances (TRGS)
  • Abu Dhabi Food Law outlines that food operators, in addition to their adherence to HACCP guidelines, are responsible for controlling contaminants, pests and diseases of animals from gaining access to places where food is prepared, handled or stored (Art. 55 Reg. No. 6/2010).
  • Dubai Municipality HACCP Guidelines for food premises requires food operators to establish effective systems of controlling pest infestations and to have a documented pest control strategy in place (No. 7.4). Effective rodent, insect, vermin mechanisms for control and prevention must be carried out.
  • Art. 8 on Food Hygiene (Local Order No. 11/2003) for Public Health and Community Safety in the Emirate of Dubai outlines that foodstuff which contains insects or any of their stages or animal wastes are considered spoiled or damaged and may not be acceptable within the emirate.
  • The Sharjah Food Safety Program provides guidelines on good hygiene practices to promote food safety in all food establishments in the emirate.

Quality and Audit Standards

  • IFS – International Food Standard
  • BRC – British Retail Consortium
  • AIB – American Institute of Baking
  • GFSI – Global Food Safety Initiative
  • GMP – Good Manufacturing Practice
  • FPA-Safe
  • HACCP
  • ISO 9001:2008
  • ISO 22000:2005
  • Quality and Safety (QS)

Our experts can advise you on the use of appropriate monitoring or non-toxic systems in highly sensitive production and storage areas where the use of poisonous bait for rodent control is not permitted.

Call us on 800 – PESTS (73787) for advice from a specialist surveyor.