Pet Foods and Pests
Thursday September 6, 2012
How do you get rid of or control red legged ham beetles and the black beetles found in pet food stores?
Pet food storage is a problem because the standards tend to be lower than they are for human foods, and the presence of a few "bugs" may be overlooked. Overlooked, that is, until the pet owner finds bugs crawling around in the food for Fifi and takes exception to it. Given the stuff some dogs will put in their mouths I wouldn't think a little extra protein from beetle larvae would really upset the dog all that much, but perceptions are perceptions.
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