5 Easy Steps for Banishing Flies from the Kitchen — Tips from The Kitchn

We hate to be the ones to tell you this, but the kitchen is a prime location for flies. “Flies are attracted to rotting fruit and vegetables, rotting meat, and any other material they can find around your kitchen sink or trash can,” says Chelle Hartzer, an entomologist for Orkin. While most houseflies don’t bite, they can carry bacteria like E. coli and salmonella from one spot to another, contaminating healthy foods and potentially making you sick. Plus, they’re super annoying!

Here’s what you can do to keep them from buzzing around your kitchen.

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