Good Questions: How To Get Rid of Grain Beetles?

Good Questions: How To Get Rid of Grain Beetles?

Stephanie Kinnear
Oct 24, 2008
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Tracy sent us this question:
I have grain beetles. Tiny beetles that love flour, cereal, and DOG FOOD. I suspect they came with a bag of dog food. I haven't been able to fully purge them from my cupboards. I purchased containers for all my cereal, flour is now kept in the freezer- but the dog food storage and the large quantity of dog treats I have to keep on hand has been a tough one. And therefore the beetles remain. I have already once purged all grain from my cupboards, which was the first round of trying to get rid of them. I would love any additional suggestions on how to get rid of them and good storage for dog food!

Can you help?

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