Mice and rats are invading our food supply from start to finish, they start their attack in the farmers fields and barns and other areas where livestock and feed are kept. These economic pest rodents, rats and mice are also found in our orchards, commercial processing plants as well as when these facilities are storing and packaging food products. These pest rodents are also causing multiple problems in our homes, grocery stores and our favorite restaurants contaminating food with fecal matter, fur and there urine. Causing enough contamination, to destroy enough food to feed hundreds of millions of people each year.
In and around our homes and businesses mice and rats along with other rodents cause an array of problems and shut downs as a result of there gnawing and tunneling, Rodents are known for gnawing on wires, pipes, walls, floors, door frames etc. causing untold millions of dollars of damage worldwide each year, these pest rodents have shut down businesses, machinery, caused flooding, explosions and a number of other serious issues as a result of gnawing on wires. Just the losses in production in some facilities is staggering in economic losses as well as health losses. Over the past few hundred years pest rodents rats and mice have been the cause of the spread of a number of diseases in livestock and humans alike, but as time has passed and with the development of better drugs and rodenticides in conjunction with better sanitation procedures, rodent control and insect control programs the threat they once posed has been drastically reduced. Keeping in mind that these pest rodents mice and rats spend some of there time in garbage cans, dumps and traveling threw sewers and other dirty areas they still have the potential to cause the spread of disease. Pest rodents mice and rats in a residential setting can sometimes go undetected by home owners for months or even years if your not looking for the signs of invading rodents. Some key areas to start your inspection for mice and rat feces would be your kitchen in areas like under and behind the stove, sink, dishwasher and anywhere else tiny food particles might fall into hidden places. These rodents are also known for chewing threw the weather stripping on garage doors and man doors. Sometimes late at night you can hear scratching in the walls or noises in the attic, all of which are tell tale signs of pest rodents mice and rats are invading your home or business.