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post #15 of Old 10-28-2012
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Re: Removing Can Labels for roaches or bugs?

I'm currently commuter cruising the Sea of have been anchored as well as in marina's. I have canned, boxed and fresh food onboard from mini tiendas, small grocery stores and mega stores.
Never had roaches or ants aboard. (I've had many flies & moths this summer.)
I've never removed labels from cans.
I do remove some cardboard packaging but that's saving space & keeping trash off the boat while I'm cruising. Trash can build-up.

I suspect this is an old wife's tale. (My wife hates when I say stuff like that!)
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