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Fruit Flies Attracted to Bread

I have fruit flies in my house, but for some reason they like to attack bread as well as the fruit. Does anyone know why this is?

By Maggie M.


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October 17, 20110 found this helpful
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Put a dish of vinegar next to the fruit and bread. They will be attracted to the vinegar.

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October 16, 20110 found this helpful

Unless it is raisin bread, I'm going to guess the yeast. They are attracted to fermentation.

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October 18, 20110 found this helpful

If you have any wine around, put a little bit in a bottle and they will be attracted to that too and then can't get out of the bottle. Red wine vinegar will also work.

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July 18, 20160 found this helpful

Bread undergoes fermentation as well, containing yeast, sugar, and sometimes even high fructose corn syrup.

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