McCloud Services’ Annual Pest Invasion to Take Place April 26, 2016

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Integrated Pest Management and Food Safety Seminar brings together individuals from the entire food supply chain of custody to learn industry best practices and network

Register today for Pest Invasion April 26, 2016

“Our great line-up of speakers are covering a range of timely and relevant topics essential to the food safety industry and we are looking forward to another great seminar," said Chris McCloud.

McCloud Services announced its annual Pest Invasion integrated pest management and food safety seminar will take place on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at the Drury Lane Conference Center & Theater in Oakbrook, Ill. McCloud Services, a leader in integrated pest management solutions, protects more than half of the largest food-related brands nationwide. The all-day seminar features valuable information on timely topics related to pests and other contamination concerns for the food supply chain of custody, including public health importance and FDA regulations, food borne illness and security.

“Returning from a record year in 2015, we are expecting this year’s attendance to be well over 300 professionals from the food, pest management and environmental health industries,” said Chris McCloud, president and CEO of McCloud Services. “Our great line-up of speakers are covering a range of timely and relevant topics essential to the food safety industry and we are looking forward to another great seminar.”

Pest Invasion features speakers from a variety of locations across the country, each with a unique topic to discuss. This year’s featured speakers and topics include:

  •     Dr. Robert E. Brackett, Vice President and Director – Institute for Food Safety and Health, Illinois Institute of Technology

    Topic: Food Safety Modernization Act Update

  •     Rod Wheeler, Founder/CEO – The Global Food Defense Institute

    Topic: Food Security and Pest Management

  •     Matthew Frye, Extension Educator – Cornell University

    Topic: Harboring Secrets: Parasites and Pathogens of NYC Rats

  •     Joe Barile, Technical Services Coordinator – Bayer Environmental Science

    Topic: Domestic and Peridomestic Cockroach Species of the U.S. and Their Control

  •     Dr. Hal King, Founder/CEO – Public Health Innovations, LLC

    Topic: Food Safety Management: Implementing Active Managerial Control Principles in a Food Retail Business

Early bird discounted registration is now open until March 1, 2016. For more information on Pest Invasion 2016 and to register online, please visit: Pest Invasion Registration.

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Information
Pest Invasion targets the most influential buyers and decision-makers in food safety, bringing attendees face-to-face with prospective and existing clients. Eighty percent of 2015 attendees included c-level executives for major food supply chain companies including processors, manufacturers, distributors and suppliers.

Promote your brand, products and services at Pest Invasion 2016! For more information on sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, please contact Mahi Kokkinos, marketing coordinator, at mahikokkinos(at)mccloudservices(dot)com or at 224-227-6550.

To learn more about McCloud Services, please visit: To contact a McCloud staff member about the event, please email events(at)mccloudservices(dot)com.

About McCloud Services
McCloud Services, based in South Elgin, Ill., is the leader in food protection services throughout the chain of custody – from grain elevator to grocery store. McCloud Services is known for its integrated approach to pest management, specifically designed for the food supply chain of custody. Serving the largest food-related brands in the U.S., the company has earned a reputation as the “food protection experts.” McCloud Services is a regional service provider with locations in 11 states. For more information, please visit:

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