Businesses and home owners are spending hundreds and sometimes thousands of pounds per year repairing the damage caused by Pests such as Rats , Mice and insects like cockroaches plus birds . Just a little while ago Environmental health officers served an emergency hygiene notice on the food premisses in Didcot ,then Magistrates upheld the order and banned the shop from using its food preparation building until further notice and ordered to pay £1,280 in costs.
Two businesses in Reading were shut down due to rats and cockroaches , both had major infestations and these reports from the media can destroy a business overnight and send your customers to a rival which you will not get back (ask yourself would you go back).
Pests such as Rats,Mice gnaw at electrical cables which can cause fires, damage done to pipes which then can lead to flooding, costing you thousands in repairs.
You should be aware that Failure to keep your premises pest free can result in their closure, substantial fines and/or imprisonment for serious breaches.
The Prevention of Damage by Pests Act 1949 insists that you keep your premises free from rodents. In the food business, the Act also includes insects. It also applies to any vehicles used to transport food.
The Food Hygiene (England) Regulations 2006 impose a requirement that food premises are kept free of contamination.
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