Shelf It Up: Proper Food Storage

 

Prepper-Pantry Porn - I love it!!By: Roger Gallager (Survival Central Contributor)

Food storage should be an integral part of any prepper’s emergency survival kits. Preparing for disasters or catastrophes through safeguarding the house or raising solid infrastructures can only take you so far. Obviously, no man can survive without food and it will only take a couple of days before the body gives up without proper sustenance. And for a prepper’s preference, survival food kits should be long enduring, sturdy and dependable. After all, all preparations made to survive disasters and catastrophes will be rendered useless if we perish due to lack of food. Here are a few tips in stacking up effective food kits that shall sustain you in the hard times.

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By: Dr. Bones

From: Doom and Bloom

Hey Prepper Nation, 

Accumulating medications may be simple when it comes to finding aspirin and other non-prescription drugs but prescription drugs will be hard to get for those who can’t write their own prescriptions or don’t have a relationship with an understanding physician who can.  Antibiotics are a case in point.

I consider this a major issue because there will be a much larger incidence of infections when people have to fend for themselves, and injure themselves as a result.  Simple cuts and scratches from chopping wood can begin to show infection, in the form of  redness, heat and swelling, within a relatively short time.   Treatment of infections at an early stage improves the chance that they will heal quickly and completely.  However, many preppers, being the rugged type, are most likely to ignore the problem until it get much worse and spreads to their entire body, causing problems that could eventually be fatal. Having antibiotics readily available would allow them to deal with the issue until medical help (if available at all) arrives. Continue reading