How to Get Rid of Pantry Moths
Last updated December 2020
Pantry moths are not dangerous, but they are a nuisance and hard to eliminate. You’ll meet them when you open a kitchen cabinet or pantry door, and they flutter out and around the food. As they breed, their larvae infest foods such as cereal, flour, and grains.
How to Stop Them
Thoroughly clean the affected area. Seal food in plastic bags and discard them outside in the trash. Vacuum all cracks where grains might have spilled. If you are moving and have had a problem with pantry moths, be careful not to introduce the pests into your new home.
Don’t bother. Clean and then clean again if moths come back.