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Have bugs or worms getting into food products? Put a stick of spearmint gum (still in aluminum wrapper) in your flour. Place a stick in the cupboard where mixes, etc are. It works in the pet food container also.

- Submitted by KBUCKMASH 4/26/2011 in Around The House | 3 Comments
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GAMMAH 4/30/2011 9:36:00 PM

    Good idea! Bay leaves work pretty good too.
DONB52 4/26/2011 3:05:00 PM

    We have 2 cockatiels and a lovebird, so we have seed. Pantry moths have been having a field-day with the grains. We bought traps, but I like the gum idea! emoticon
PUFFPASTRY 4/26/2011 4:44:00 AM

    Back when I lived in Seattle and shopped mostly at a co-op, I got grain moths all the time...nothing like opening up a bag of long-grain rice or millet and having a little flock of bugs fly out of the bag! :D

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