"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > General Cooking Information > General Cooking
Click Here to Login
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-12-2007, 08:56 PM   #1
Assistant Cook
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 3
Grain Weevils

Hi all! I have a quick question. I just transfered roughly 200 lbs of different types of flour into air tight containers (there was a HUGE sale).

I found 1 weevil and one larva in one bag. I sifted the entire container I was dumping the bag into and didn't find any more.

I sifted another 45 lbs from different containers, nothing. Do you think I should sift the rest of the flour? Do you think the one weevil and the one larva were a "fluke" or maybe piggy-backing on the outside of the bag? Would you use the flour that had the one weevil and the one larva?



kkoster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2007, 09:02 PM   #2
Chef Extraordinaire
Katie H's Avatar
Site Moderator
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: I live in the Heartland of the United States - Western Kentucky
Posts: 15,924
Hi, kkoster. I would definitely sift the remaining grain. Then I would either freeze it for 24 hours and then store it in air-tight containers with a few bay leaves. See this thread for more information. Best of luck.
"As a girl I had zero interest in the stove." - Julia Child
This is real inspiration. Look what Julia became!
Katie H is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:57 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.