Khapra Beetle - "can damage crops and make consumers who eat them sick"
INDIANAPOLIS -- Federal agents are on the front lines in Indianapolis to protect consumers' food and money -- not at the grocery store or in the fields, but at the airport. The Khapra beetle is a tiny bug, about the size of the tip of a pencil, but it could choke a big chunk of the U.S. economy, RTV6's Rafael Sanchez reported.
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