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Flour and grain beetles are small brown beetles that infest grain, flour, and animal feed. They degrade the quality of the product but are harmless if accidentally ingested. Discarding the infested food and sealing remaining foods and feeds in tight containers controls both beetles.
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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.
March 14, 2016