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This bug was found in a pkg. of Wonder bread and was wondering if you could ID it and tell us of any health or safety concern.  Thank you very much.

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Hi Keith
This is a weevil. Weevils are harmless beetles that get into food products. Was the bread package left open for any length of time or did you bring it back from the store. If you think you got it after in was in y0ur home for awhile it would be a good idea to check other foods in your cupboards

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Walter Hintz

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I can answer any questions about insects and spiders.

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I have taught science for over 57 years. I am presently teaching biology at the college level. I have done extensive graduate work in entomology.

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Momentum Magazine The Ohio Journal of Science

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B.S. In Ed Kent State Unuv M.Sc The Ohio State Univ National Science Foundation Fellowships: Electron Microscopy Univ of California Entomology Kent State Univ

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