National Health Professionals Invite SenesTech's CEO to Present the Advantages of Fertility Control for Rodents
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. and ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SenesTech, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNES), a leader in technology for managing animal pest populations through fertility control, announced today that its CEO, Dr. Loretta Mayer, will be a featured speaker at the accredited national conference on environmental and public health topics, presented by the New Jersey Environmental Health Association in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on March 6, 2017. Dr. Mayer's seminar is entitled, "A New Solution to an Old Problem," or more informally subtitled, "Rats and Twinkies."
"The NJEHA conference is nationally recognized as a forum covering the most pressing of public health issues representing over 1,000 environment and public health professionals. I am honored to open the discussion of an alternative rodent management technology and applaud the progressive focus of NJEHA," said Dr. Loretta P. Mayer, Chair, CEO and co-founder of SenesTech. "This is an opportunity to introduce a registered and tested fertility control option, ContraPest, in the context of sustainable and effective public health solutions."
SenesTech has developed an innovative technology for managing animal pest populations through fertility control as opposed to a lethal approach.
The Company's first fertility control product, ContraPest®, will be marketed for use initially in controlling rat infestations. ContraPest's novel technology and approach targets the reproductive capabilities of both sexes, inducing egg loss in female rodents and impairing sperm development in males. Using proprietary bait stations, ContraPest is dispensed in a highly palatable liquid formulation that promotes sustained consumption by rodent communities. ContraPest is designed, formulated and dispensed to be safe for handlers and non-target species such as wildlife, livestock and pets, in a biodegradable product. In contrast, the historical approach to managing rodent pest populations, rodenticides, carries a high risk of environmental contamination and the poisoning of non-target animals, pets and children.
We believe our non-lethal approach, targeting reproduction, is more humane, less harmful to the environment, and more effective in providing a sustainable solution to pest infestations than traditional lethal pest management methods. There is currently no other non-lethal fertility control product approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), or the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), for the management of rodent populations. We believe ContraPest® will establish a new paradigm in rodent control, resulting in improved performance in rodent control over rodenticides, without the negative environmental effects of rodenticides. For more information visit the SenesTech website at www.senestech.com.
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