Author Topic: It's Just Extra Protein. . .Right?  (Read 268 times)

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It's Just Extra Protein. . .Right?
« on: June 08, 2018, 10:46:23 AM »
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‘Millions’ of roaches plagued maker of Pedigree, IAMS, Cesar, other pet foods

Roaches and other pests
The infestation was first documented during an Oct. 27, 2016, comprehensive low-acid canned food (LACF) inspection by FDA, according to documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act.

Although Mars management undertook to address and remedy the infestation in October 2016, FDA investigators observed a live roach in the manufacturing area adjacent to an area where in-process raw materials and ingredients are maintained, and another near the main hand-wash station at the entrance to the manufacturing area during the July 2017 inspection.

According to the company’s Employee Pest Sighting Log, there were 99 instances of pest activity observed during a 72-day period from Nov. 10, 2016, to July 14, 2017, including one instance described as “millions of roaches.”

Employees also reported birds, spider webs, beetles, multiple flies, maggots and larvae on several occasions.

Mars contracts with a pest control operator (PCO) for routine rodent and insect control.

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Re: It's Just Extra Protein. . .Right?
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2018, 11:16:40 AM »
I think I will head to the grocery store.  Pick up some Iams and a Snickers candy bar...
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Re: It's Just Extra Protein. . .Right?
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2018, 01:50:08 PM »
No wonder I do not like candy bars.