Read through our articles on ‘BPCA’s local authority survey’ (page 15), ‘May contain nuts’ (pages 23 to 25) and ‘What’s hot & what’s not’ (pages 28-29) in this issue of Pestand answer these questions:
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What percentage change has there been in the numbers of local authorities offering pest control services since 2010/11?
An increase of 14%
A decrease of 14%
A decrease of 8%
What percentage of the population suffer from a true food allergy?
2% to 3%
10% to 15%
5% to 8%
35% to 40%
What proportion of pest professionals might harbour a food allergy and therefore be themselves at risk from the rodenticides they handle?
One in 1000
One in 100
One in 500
One in 50
What does Brian Duffin suggest is the biggest threat to health in a food factory?
Bacterial cross contamination
Potential allergens in the rodenticide
Mice running amok in the production area
Malicious contamination by terrorists
For which of the following pests would a thermal imaging camera be potentially useful?
For what reason is thermal imaging useful when conducting heat treatments for bed bugs?
Locates areas below target temperature
Not useful but it impresses the client
Locates areas above target temperature
Bed bugs run away from cameras
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