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Flour: How to Check for Bugs


October through May

During this season, flour is not infested under normal circumstances. However, it is praiseworthy to sift the flour during these months.

A “Pela-matic” motorized sifter of 70 microns can be used. As well, the sifter known as the Bnei Brak Sifter is approximately a 70 micron mesh, and may be used. (Note: the higher the micron rating, the finer the filter.)

June through September

Could be infested. Should be sifted

It is highly recommended that flour be sifted during these months. See details above, under, October through May.