I would can the beans and use food grade 5 gallon buckets for the rest. I don't freeze flour but my friends vaccum seal and freeze it
I stored them in airtight containers in the freezer.
Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth. There is also a pool grade but it is not safe for consumption. I read were you can add it directly into the dry goods. Has sharp edges and pierces the exoskeleton of insects. They dehydrate and die. Just Google it.
I do something similar..but was just wondering about it. Wanted to check and make sure I wasn't doing something I should be. lol
Quoting a_and_j_momma:I store my bags inside ziplock bags in the cupboard. I have never had or seen bugs
I vacuum seal everything and store it in the freezer.
I haven't had any bugs in any of those things I just keep them in air tight containers in the pantry.
I recently learned that the standard for flour and cornmeal putity allows for bug eggs, like weavels and worms. The standards are lower than 30 years ago. Sad to learn this.
I store openend rice and flour in the fridge. it seems ok.
But I have a big fridge,
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