EXPERTISE WITH THE FOOD INDUSTRY
Since 1937, IFC has provided comprehensive services and products exclusively to the food industry. This expertise gives us a distinct advantage and understanding of the requirements in every type of food handling environment. When you select IFC, you are choosing a pest management company truly experienced in food processing and distribution operations.
Our nationwide coverage allows IFC to be available anywhere when needed. IFC’s service specialists have the flexibility to spend as much time as needed on each visit to ensure your facility is in audit-ready condition. This makes us quick to respond to any unexpected situations that require our expert assistance.
IFC has maintained an industry-wide reputation for providing consistent, reliable and customized services to our clients. We train our service specialists to make certain that all of our services fulfill safety and quality requirements. As a result, clients trust us to keep them in full compliance, which allows them to focus on other priorities while feeling confident that IFC is protecting their brand.
IFC Research and Development team includes entomologists and biosciences professionals. They are responsible for continuously evaluating new materials and methods to keep our service specialists equipped with state of the art IPM techniques and tools. This team helps develop industry-leading, proprietary formulations and products that directly benefit our clients’ operations.
IFC TECHNICIAN TRAINING
The focus in all IFC’s training is protecting health/safety and reducing risk. The main components of IFC’s integrated pest management program include compliance with labels and labeling and implementing the safest and most effective methods. IFC designed our Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to supplement legal requirements. Similarly, these procedures add additional precautions, based on our many years of industry experience. Our employee training programs implements these procedures, furthermore IFC employees review them consistently during territory and regional safety meetings.
IFC conducts its own comprehensive in-house training on applicable Federal, State, local regulations concerning EPA, OSHA, DOT, FDA and USDA. Additionally, IFC personnel are required to attend state training programs.
IFC’s Integrated Pest Management Program Objectives
Pest-Free Facility & Products
Superior Food Safety Program
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