Visitors Now:
Total Visits:
Total Stories:
Profile image
Story Views

Now:
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:
Total:

Food Supplies for Long Term Storage and Surviving Catastrophic Disaster

Monday, October 17, 2016 12:59
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)

food-storage

In the event of emergency, it’s important to have food supplies for long term storage that don’t need refrigeration and can be prepared with ease.

The most common food supplies are freeze dried food (popular with hikers and hunters), canned food (found in any grocery store), and non-perishable food, which is generally any food that doesn’t need refrigeration, and has a shelf life ranging from a few weeks to many months. Military rations are usually last on a persons list of survival foods because of the mediocre taste of most, but they are still very good food items to have on hand for an emergency.

If your family is without fresh food sources for many months, you will appreciate being able to have a different variety of emergency foods on hand to choose from, even if that includes the occasional military rations (MRE – Meals Read to Eat), as you include them in your diet.food-supplies

Freeze Dried Food – These are pre-packaged foods with a shelf life of several years typically.

Non-perishable Food – Food with a long shelf life that requires no refrigeration (though if you live in a hot climate you may need to outfit an area in your home or basement that stays cooler than 100-120 degrees. Many foods can spoil at higher temperatures. With modern day air-conditioning, there’s typically no need to be concerned about non-perishables going bad due to heat. But following a major disaster and a loss of electrical power for days or weeks at a time, your non-perishables may go bad in just a few days.)

Canned Food – Canned food can be good for several months or even years at a time. Make sure all your canned foods has stamped expiration dates and replace any expiring foods in your food supplies with new stocks of canned food.

Military Rations (MRE – Meals Ready to Eat)

Vitamins / Mineral / Health Supplements

In a time of long term catastrophic disaster, fresh produce (fruits and vegetables) may be hard to come by. Your health (especially if you’re older) can deteriorate quickly if you’re only eating the foods listed above (canned food, freeze dried food, etc.). A lot of these products may be heavily processed and lack enough nutritional value to keep you healthy long term. A vitamin and mineral supply by a respected health supplement manufacturer could go a long way to keeping you and your family healthy for quite some time.

See more about survival food here: Pros & Cons of various Survival Foods

Survival books HERE!

 

stockpile_challenge

 

SOURCE: www.disasterrecoverymanager.com


 

Self-sufficiency and Preparedness solutions recommended for you:

Survive After Collapse (Survival Secrets That Actually Help You)

US Water Revolution (Sick Depopulation Plot Kicks-Off In USA )

Alive After the Fall (Build yourself the only unlimited water source you’ll ever need)

Mega Draught USA (NASA Study Predicts 100 Years Of Mega-Drought)

Report abuse

Comments

Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories

Register

Newsletter

Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.