How did I get worms in my sealed pasta box?

I went to boil some pasta, opened the box & poured into the boiling water to discover small brown worms, there were only a few & I actually thought it was a small part of the cardboard box until I scooped it up from the water. Are these ok, if I take them out & rinse pasta well? How did they get there & how do I... show more I went to boil some pasta, opened the box & poured into the boiling water to discover small brown worms, there were only a few & I actually thought it was a small part of the cardboard box until I scooped it up from the water. Are these ok, if I take them out & rinse pasta well? How did they get there & how do I get rid of them?
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