SHOO: Unless you serve squab, you don't want these guys hanging around your place. Pest birds, especially pigeons, are not uncommon in foodservice settings. They can discourage customers, cause expensive property damage and threaten customer and employee-health. The parasites and fungi found in bird droppings have been linked to more than 60 human diseases, including Histoplasmosis. Birds congregate around roofs, ledges or outdoor dining patios for one of four reasons: to socialize ...
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