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Technical Bulletins

RKE Technical Bulletin – January 2024

Introduction to Environmental Contaminants in Food Arsenic, Lead, Mercury, Cadmium, Perchlorate and Radionuclides. Words that are not very common in everyday discussions but are real threats to food safety and

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RKE Technical Bulletin – September 2023

The Camelback Cricket Order: Orthoptera Family: Rhaphidophoridae Scientific Name: Ceuthophilus The Camelback Cricket gets its’ common name from its’ humpbacked appearance, which is similar to that of a camel.  They’re

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RKE Technical Bulletin – June 2023

Vap-X for Maintenance Cardinal Vap-X has become a useful tool in the arsenal used to combat stored product pests, roaches, flies, and other occasional invaders. In recent years, RKE Environmental

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RKE Technical Bulletin – May 2023

Introduction to Phosphine as a Fumigant Phosphine is a colorless, flammable, highly toxic compound most often used in fumigation. Phosphine fumigants are sold in solid form, either as aluminum phosphide

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RKE Technical Bulletin – April 2023

The Cigarette Beetle Order: Coleoptera Family: Anobiidae Genus: Lasioderma Species: serrricorne The Cigarette Beetle (CB) is a Stored Product Pest, which gets it’s name from attacking tobacco wherever it is

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RKE Technical Bulletin – March 2023

Introduction to Systemic Pesticides The term pesticide is an “umbrella” term used to describe “a substance used for destroying insects or other organisms harmful to cultivated plants or to animals.”

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