Food Moths E-mail
These may be of several different species e.g. brown house moth, white shouldered house moth, mill moth, warehouse moth, or Indian meal moth. One of the main sources of house moths is from bird nests. Mill moths may come from flour, Indian meal moths may come from nuts, and warehouse moths may come from chocolate products.


• Pheromones

available from

- Killgerm sell a monitoring trap that works for the mill moth, warehouse moth, and Indian meal moth. None are available for the house moths.


• Good hygiene in the kitchen e.g. storing all food products in air tight containers, should prevent serious problems from developing

• Heat treatment

available from
- Thermokil

• Freeze affected products
Least-toxic chemicals

• Using neem oil extracts in cupboards (not on food)

available from
- HandaFine Chemicals

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