Bakeries have to face menace of flies as these are attracted by food products and waste found through out the production process . Most widely used pest control measure to trap these flies are industrial electric fly killers or insecticutors . We can see these machines installed in cafe , restaurants and food manufacturing units .Dough , Sugar solution , milk , fat are major attraction for flies in bakeries apart from these we can have other varieties of lies during different seasons .
Rubbish bins are favorable breeding areas for flies and this is essentially what leads to infestation within the factory . The best measure that one can employ to counter this issue is to be certain that all of the bins liners are correctly secured. In house hygiene and hygienic conditions in surrounding areas also important to keep control on these flies
Major are in bakeries where we can install these electric fly killers are mixing section , creaming section , batter preparation section and packaging halls . There are seasons when one might be experiencing massive infestations in manufacturing units specially during monsoon season.
Industrial Electric fly killers mainly consists of tubes and collection pads which are then either installed from ceiling of the building or are kept as free standing . These electric fly killers have UV tube lights which attract these flies and flies get trapped on to the wire mesh around the tube rods which are electrically charges . Fly killers or insecticutors are available in 16kw , 30kw and 40 kw rating with single tube , double and triple tube arrangement . A normal double tube fly killer can cover upto 100 sqmtr . Average life span of tube are between 8000 -10000hrs . Collection pads are regularly taken out and cleaned and fitted back into fly killer . Pest control team does a check on these collection tray for see the worst affected area and suggest preventive measure . Other fly control equipments are glue board and fly traps .
Keep some stock of tubes from immediate replacement as food safety and hygiene are critical for food processing units .