The Fruit Fly: What You Need To Know
Fruit flies feed on decaying fruits and vegetables.
Tan/ light abdomen
Throughout the United States
Fruit flies feed on decaying matter, especially fruits and vegetables.
Fruit flies are small pests that are commonly found in homes, restaurants and other facilities where food is processed. They are found on moist, decaying matter that has been stationary for several days.
Fruit flies are found in unsanitary conditions, so they are a potential heath concern, especially when present in health facilities.
Fruit flies are best prevented through vigilant sanitation practices. Remove kitchen trash daily, and keep counter surfaces clean.
All information contained within is sourced directly from the National Pest Management Association.