social

Where Can I Buy Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth?


Silver Post Medal for All Time! 398 Posts
April 26, 2011

Food Grade Diatomaceous EarthFor those of you who are interested in this and wonder what the difference is, food grade diatomaceous earth (DE) is safe to eat and spread around the house, etc. Pool grade or the kind in pool filters, and is not safe to be around at all and is dangerous.Here is where to order food grade DE:

Advertisement

This is used for a wide variety of pest control needs, mainly fleas, etc, but also worms and other parasites, lice, etc.

By Robyn Fed from Hampton, TN

Answers


Silver Feedback Medal for All Time! 407 Feedbacks
April 27, 20112 found this helpful
Best Answer

Food grade is also available in "better" pet supply stores just for this purpose.

Reply Was this helpful? 2
April 28, 20112 found this helpful
Best Answer

You can buy food grade DE at most garden shops and feed stores. It can be used on/around pets, the only precaution is that it is a dust and should not be breathed in.

Advertisement

Our local Garden Guy spreads it with a 'puffer' that blows it easily.

Reply Was this helpful? 2
April 30, 20112 found this helpful
Best Answer

Food grade diatomaceous earth is a wonderful asset for any home. As for myself, I have successfully used it to eliminate insect pests. I have also added small anounts of DE to cat food to rid them of any possible internal worms. DE is easy to apply to pets coat to prevent fleas & ticks.

Reply Was this helpful? 2
Answer this Question

6 More Questions

Ask a QuestionHere are the questions asked by community members. Read on to see the answers provided by the ThriftyFun community or ask a new question.

March 19, 2009

Where can I buy fresh water food grade diatomaceous earth in Houston TX Area? I want to use it as a wormer for my horses and dogs. Thanks.

Jean from Bellville, TX

Answers

July 27, 20101 found this helpful
Best Answer

I buy food grade diatomaceous earth at the feed store. Delilah is right. Absolutely do not use the DE meant for swimming pool filters for your animals.

Reply Was this helpful? 1
December 13, 20100 found this helpful
Best Answer

Freshwater food grade diatomaceous earth is unlike other forms of DE because it is safe for pets and people. You can also buy food grade diatomaceous earth inexpensively online.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Answer this Question

Archives

ThriftyFun is one of the longest running frugal living communities on the Internet. These are archives of older discussions.

February 21, 2011

Where can I buy food grade diamotaceous earth?

Comment Was this helpful? Yes
Read More...
Load More
In This Page
Categories
Consumer Advice Product ComplaintsApril 10, 2014
Pages
More
🌻
Gardening
👔
Father's Day Ideas!
👒
Mother's Day Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Instagram
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCoronavirusCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2022-05-02 20:31:09 in 4 secs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2022 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
https://www.thriftyfun.com/Buying-Food-Grade-Diatomaceous-Earth.html