Category: Reference Materials

Common Household Hazards

When thinking about emergency preparedness, we often focus on major weather events, seismic activity, or even terrorist attacks.  All too often, we completely overlook events that are much more commonplace, and can be equally as dangerous.  One area that I believe every family needs to think about is the dangers of chemicals that are readily … Continued

Organized Emergency Preparedness

To keep my food storage organized, I keep an itemized list on a clipboard (a notebook will work) of all food items by product, size, type of container, description, expiration date, and number of servings on hand.

Safely Storing Food, The Free Way

I found a very affordable way to store rice, beans, flour, noodles and any other food item (my Food Insurance™ food is stored in 15 of them).  This is also a great way to store any paper products or paper towels, matches, and anything else that has to be kept dry, away from heat, and bug … Continued

Food Storage Breakfast Tip

Usually, my morning routine is pretty set and I arrive at my job within a couple of minutes. This past Wednesday was a bit slower than normal, or rather I was, as I had not slept very well.

Backpack Additions

When I received my two Food Insurance™ backpacks, I added a few items to enhance their use in a survival situation.

Win an Emergency Plus Kit

September is National Prepardness month, and Food Insurance™ want’s to help you prepare.  We are giving away an Emergency Plus Kit to a random fan on our Facebook page.  To be entered in the drawing, click here.

Gluten Free, Vegetarian, and Low Sodium Meal Options

We have received several questions recently about meal options for individuals with special dietary needs.   The most common questions we receive reference gluten free, vegetarian, and low sodium options. At Food Insurance™, our goal is to provide high quality emergency food to everyone.   Here is a little bit of information regarding these dietary concerns.

5 Tips for an Affordable Food Storage Plan

Many people haven’t started an emergency food storage plan because they don’t think they can afford it. If there is an emergency or natural disaster, this is something they will most likely regret. Here list of ways to start stockpile food for your family that won’t break the bank.