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Khapra Beetle Bugs U.S. Border Patrol

by Claudine Zap
As if hurricanes and earthquakes weren’t enough, there’s another menace to worry about: the discovery of one of the world’s “most feared” pests, now on U.S. soil. Meet the Khapra beetle. The bug, in larva stage, was identified by Chicago customs officials in a 10-pound bag of rice that came from India. The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol describes the bug as “one of the world’s most tenacious and destructive stored-produce pests because of its ability to damage grain.” And worse, “Infestations can result in up to 70 percent grain damage, making products inedible and unmarketable.” There’s more.

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