Fruit Flies in Bergen County NJ

Description

fruit-flies-1Fruit flies are tan in color and have red eyes. They are 1/8th of an inch in length and feed on decaying fruits and vegetables.

Biology

Fruit flies are small pests that are commonly found in homes,restaurants and other facilities where food is processed. They are found in moist, decaying matter that has been stationary for several days. Fruit flies are generally found in unsanitary conditions, so they are a potential health concern.

Prevention

fruit-flies-2Fruit flies are best prevented through sanitation.Remove kitchen trash daily and keep counter surfaces clean.