Entomology and Pest Management

 Food-infesting Insects

Last Updated: May 04, 2022

​Food-infesting insects (called "stored-product pests") destroy  more than 30% of the world's food supply each year.  They infest a wide range of foods and animal feeds, making them a problem in factories, storage warehouses, grocery stores, pet stores, restaurants, and homes.  This page contains resources to help personnel detect, identify, prevent, and manage infestations.