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Food – Part 1: “Better Than Eating Earthworms”

Food – Part 1: “Better Than Eating Earthworms”

This entry is part 1 of 18 in the series foodYou’ve probably heard the talk-radio hosts kawking emergency food suppliers – how many of those blabbermouths have had their family eat that stuff for a month? How about a week? How about a single day of 3 meals? None of these clowns has put their family through what they want your family to go through with the products they hawk. The blabbermouths are in it … Read entire article »

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Food – Part 2: Emergency Food Groups

Food – Part 2: Emergency Food Groups

This entry is part 1 of 18 in the series foodHumans need to eat about 2,500 calories per day, as a rule of thumb, to keep their current weight.  Kids and old folks need less but 2,000 to 2,500 calories is needed per day per person every day of the emergency.  Sitting around the house with no workouts requires 2,000 calories per day, working hard requires 2,500 calories. I am going to recommend a workout program … Read entire article »

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Food – Part 3: Food Allergies

Food – Part 3: Food Allergies

This entry is part 2 of 18 in the series foodBefore you order any food products I recommend, please check to make sure no one in your family is alergic to them – this is YOUR responsibility, not mine, not Amazon, not the manufacturer, not the lawyers, no one but you are responsible to make sure that any of the foods you bring into your house won’t kill a family member or send them convulsing … Read entire article »

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Food – Part 4: Food Bars

Food – Part 4: Food Bars

This entry is part 3 of 18 in the series food ONLY buy emergency food bars that are US Coast Guard certified as emergency food rations – anything else is a cheap knock-off; you might as well buy a bag of gummy-worms.  These bars only have a 5-year life the day they were made and by the time you get it 1 year can easily pass.  Check the expiration date and don’t buy any bars with … Read entire article »

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Food – Part 5: MRE – Meals Ready to Eat

Food – Part 5: MRE – Meals Ready to Eat

This entry is part 4 of 18 in the series food In 1981, the MRE became the standard field ration for all US soldiers/sailors/airmen – they are big, bulky and represents 40 year old technology that is being usurped by a slimmed down version called the “First Strike Ration” (FSR).  The FSR is basically 3 MRE’s stripped of all the junk they contain, like salt and pepper, hot souce, M&Ms, and other junk, and represent a full day’s … Read entire article »

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Wise Company

Wise Company

This entry is part 5 of 18 in the series foodWise is a leader in the Freeze-Dried (FD) food industry and my first review.  The industry is full of Talk-Radio blowhards who hawk various manufacturers – all for a fat fee; ignore their recommendations.  Or better yet ask them, on the radio, how many meals they’ve eaten of the food they hawk and if it’s more than 100 then listen to them, if not, they … Read entire article »

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Food – Part 6: Freeze Dried Food Sold By The Bucket

Food – Part 6: Freeze Dried Food Sold By The Bucket

This entry is part 6 of 18 in the series foodThis is a very complex topic and I’ve broken it down into easy to digest posts.  First you must understand how freeze drying (FD) works since the health of your family depends on these products – click here to learn – I’m going to proceed as if you read the article and know more than 99% of Americans on this subject; you are the 1% everyone talks … Read entire article »

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Food Insurance dot Com

Food Insurance dot Com

This entry is part 7 of 18 in the series foodFood Insurance is hawked by more talk-radio blabbermouths, I guess they are experts on this topic.  How anyone can recommend this product is beyond me. I’ve not gotten samples nor bought from this company mainly because of the reviews out there.  The 25 year product ONLY comes in #10 cans and most competitors products are in smaller Mylar bags.  The #10 cans come packed in cardboard boxes which … Read entire article »

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eFoods Direct

eFoods Direct

This entry is part 8 of 18 in the series foodeFoods Direct can’t be bought on Amazon for whatever reason so you must deal direct with eFoods – here is their website. There is very little information as to what goes into their meals, at least on their websites – maybe it’s top secret or something.  My numbers indicate that this is a vastly overpriced product that has no room in any of my kits I … Read entire article »

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Legacy Premium Food Storage

Legacy Premium Food Storage

This entry is part 9 of 18 in the series foodMost of the meals that come from Legacy buckets are soups, stews, and other thick liquids minus the meat. I’ve tasted the product and it’s not as good as Wise but certainly better than others; it really isn’t that bad. I’ve run the numbers and here they are: $2,265 to feed 2 people for 3 months at 2,500 calories per person per day, this comes out to be … Read entire article »

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