Ecolab Introduces STEALTH® Fusion Fly Light to Help Enhance Food Safety for Foodservice Operators

  Ecolab Introduces STEALTH® Fusion Fly Light to Help Enhance Food Safety for
  Foodservice Operators

    Captures up to two times more flies than traditional indoor fly lights

NRA Show 2013 Booth #4000

Business Wire

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- May 17, 2013

Ecolab introduces the STEALTH^® Fusion Fly Light, a proprietary addition to
Ecolab Pest Elimination’s industry-leading Large Fly Program that combines the
company’s patented fly light and award-winning STEALTH Fly Station technology
into one best-in-class solution for eliminating large flies indoors.

“Large flies can easily transmit common pathogens such as Salmonella and E.
coli, so the presence of large flies inside a restaurant is a threat to food
safety,” said Dr. John Barcay, senior scientist and urban entomologist for
Ecolab Pest Elimination. “Ecolab is committed to providing proactive and
discreet fly elimination solutions, and the STEALTH Fusion Fly Light is an
effective solution to help prevent large flies from impacting foodservice

Ecolab Pest Elimination's Research, Development & Engineering team developed
the STEALTH Fusion Fly Light after extensive testing of fly behavior to better
understand how flies adjust and react to different types of stimuli. It is a
dark, reflective device that uses multiple stimulating characteristics to
attract and eliminate flies inside a facility before they can become a
problem. When placed near common fly areas in field testing, the light has
been shown to capture up to 170 percent more flies than a standard fly light.

The STEALTH Fusion Fly Light will be featured at the Ecolab booth – #4000 – at
the National Restaurant Association (NRA) Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, May
18-21, at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Other recent Ecolab Pest Elimination innovations include the STEALTH^® Fly
Station, STEALTH Maxima^® Fly Light, CheckPoint^® Interior and CheckPoint^®
Exterior Rodent Stations, and Finito™, a ready-to-use solution for food
contact surfaces.

Click here to learn more about Ecolab’s expanded Large Fly Program, including
informational videos on the STEALTH Fusion Fly Light and the food safety risk
posed by large flies.

About Ecolab
A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is
the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that
protect people and vital resources. With 2012 sales of $12 billion and 44,000
associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to
promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use
and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare,
energy, hospitality, commercial laundry and industrial markets in more than
170 countries around the world.

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