Food Storage Tips: 10 Common Emergency Food Fails

Food Storage Tips: 10 Common Emergency Food Fails
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Emergency Food Fails (c)Everyone’s a rookie at some point…we all hate rookie mistakes.

You can avoid them by following a few basic food storage tips.

You just need to know what they are first so that you can sidestep the pitfalls and put together your emergency food supply like a pro.  The best place to start?

How about the top 10 most common emergency food fails?  Just by avoiding these ten common mistakes you will drastically increase your ability to survive.

For some of you, these mistakes may seem obvious but for many, it might just save you a lot of frustration come SHTF time.

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Survival Food Storage Tips #1

Don’t forget to add a wheat grinder to your emergency food storage gear. In long-term survival event, you might need to grind a lot of wheat to make bread and pasta. Without a grinder, you’ll have to crush the wheat by hand, which is a terrible option.

Emergency Food Storage Tips #2

Storing your emergency food in bags is not the best choice. You just can’t guarantee you get a good enough air tight seal with bags. Instead, you should consider using hermetic buckets.

Survival Food Tips #3

Starting your backyard garden after SHTF. You need to learn how to maximize your garden and food production today so that you are fully prepared to rely on it when the time comes.

Emergency Supply Tips #4

Water cannot be stored forever without it going bad. Drinking water that has gone bad is a potential health hazard. So make sure you have a plan to rotate your water periodically.

Emergency Supply Tips #5

Don’t store water in the wrong type of container or containers that had any chemicals in it before.

Food Storage Tips #6

Don’t store your canned good in your garage (unless its temperature controlled).

Emergency Food Tips #7

Do your research on the amount of oxygen in your freeze dried meal pouches. Don’t trust the big brands unless you get an oxygen content guarantee.

Emergency Food Storage Tips #8

If you plan to bug out, then you shouldn’t expect to carry very much food. Instead, stock food where you setup your bug out location.

Food Storage Tips #9

Don’t store your food on the floor. Get a shelving system so you can keep more food in the same amount of space and keep everything properly organized.

Emergency Food Stock Tips #10

Purchase heirloom seeds and not hybrid seeds. They both produce but the heirloom seeds produce more seeds that can be saved for the following year. Hybrid seeds are one and done.

That’s all ten food storage tips to get you started and to help you avoid the ten most common food storage fails.

Share with us in the comments below what other food storage tips or mistakes you’ve experienced or heard about when it comes to building your emergency food supplies.

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Top 10 Most Common Emergency Food Fails Infographic

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