DATE POSTED: September 3, 2020
What if we told you one ingredient is sneaking into foods around Worcester that isn’t written on the label? We are talking about pantry pests. If you would rather not open up a box of cereal to find larvae crawling around, we have some tips and tricks for you today. Here is the best way to keep pests out of your Worcester home’s pantry.
DATE POSTED: July 24, 2020
Grain beetles don't usually get into homes from the yard. They don't explore your exterior walls looking for gaps and cracks. Most of the time, these insects are brought into your home from the grocery store—similar to how the soldiers used the Trojan horse. But you can't protect yourself by choosing to never take in gifts from your enemy. You have to learn how to detect these secret…
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: February 10, 2020
Ever heard of a saw-toothed grain beetle? Chances are, you haven’t. These tiny pests like to reside in your cupboard, living and breeding inside your food. Spotting these pests is incredibly difficult due to their size, and their eggs are even harder to find. They are so tiny that they look like a grain of rice.
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: June 19, 2019
With summer comes the inevitable presence of bugs. Indian meal moths and grain beetles can infest New England kitchens and pantries. This can happen because of moisture getting into food products, bird seed sitting around too long, or you might even be bringing them home from the grocery store.