Prevent Pantry Pests with Proper Food Storage

woman reaching for a container of grains on a stocked pantry shelf

After the bustle of holiday baking, January is a great time to clean and organize your food storage to prevent pantry pests. These pests, most commonly the Indianmeal moth, hide in dark spaces, laying their eggs on grain products and dry stored foods in your home. When the eggs hatch, the larvae feed and grow until they are ready to pupate. At that time, they spin a cocoon, develop within and emerge as a new generation of pests.

Natasha was on Mass Appeal talking about how to prevent pantry pests from gaining access to your home, detect them if they do, and handle an infestation.