DATE POSTED: July 13, 2020
There are many pests that can taint food. Roaches and ants are two examples. They can harbor and spread illness-causing bacteria while they crawl about in your kitchen. Kittery residents may need to spend a lot of time and energy keeping them out to protect themselves and their loved ones. But one kind of insects that are sometimes forgotten is pantry moths.
DATE POSTED: February 26, 2020
The northeastern United States is famous for a great many things. One of those things, unfortunately, is the Indian meal moth. The Indian meal moth is one of the more common species of moths, particularly in the northeastern part of the United States.
DATE POSTED: July 29, 2019
Finding the larvae of Indian meal moths or saw-toothed grain beetles in your favorite cereal probably isn't on your summer agenda. Despite what you want, however, this is a scenario that happens in South Portland homes every year. These disgusting insects are not known to cause health issues or spread bacteria. But adult pantry pests lay their eggs in food items which can contaminate entire…
DATE POSTED: September 25, 2013
If you’re like us, the fall weather sends you into the kitchen, creating fall dishes inspired by the season. Pumpkin muffins, apple bread and crock pot soups, stews and chili are all things we’re craving this fall. But when you open the pantry doors and an Indian meal moth flies out, you’ll be surprised how quickly your appetite fades. Dealing with pantry pests like these can…