Why Do I keep finding black bugs in my oatmeal? Help!?

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  • Why Do I keep finding black bugs in my oatmeal? Help!?


Answer #1 | 12/12 2013 17:17
I'd call the's also because it's getting cold and bugs like that are attracted to wheat
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Answer #2 | 12/12 2013 17:46
buy better oatmeal ....... lol
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Answer #3 | 12/12 2013 18:18
to solve this problem put two or three bay leaves in the box and leave them there it will not change the taste I do it all times
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Answer #4 | 12/12 2013 18:18
They're weevils and are common in grains. The eggs do not always get removed during processing. You regularly eat them without knowing. If you find weevils, either he oatmeal is old or you aren't properly storing it. Store it in an airtight container. If you can't use it all in 6 months, place container in freezer. The container keeps weevils from getting in mad freezing prevents the eggs from hatching. They don't cause or spread disease, they don't sting or bite. They add a bit of low calorie, low fat protein to your oatmeal.
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Answer #5 | 12/12 2013 19:31
find someone help just
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Answer #6 | 12/12 2013 23:42
Must be where you live. Maybe your house is too humid or too warm? Check your cupboards to see if there are any areas where the bugs can come in. For now, the best thing is to throw away the oatmeal you have left, buy a new one and place the bag in a sealable plastic container like these: ware%202.jpg
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Answer #7 | 13/12 2013 08:33
Those are blueberries you nitwit...
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Answer #8 | 13/12 2013 10:25
Bugs love oats and so do worms if there is enough moisture in the container. There is so much bacteria on those boxes cause they need to be safe to eat out of unlike soap powder boxes. Most people do not eat their oatmeal right away and the box is stored for months and in many cases years. So it is normal for for organisms to start growing and breeding in the box. They are already there when you purchase the cereal you just cannot see them. This s true for all foods...There is an incubation period for food born bacteria to grow and then bugs bugs bugs...Eat up and enjoy the crunch:)) They won't kill you...
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