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When Disaster Strikes

Disaster can strike at any given moment, we all know this. It’s just a matter of when, where, and how bad it will be. When disaster does strike, it is important to be able to gather all your supplies, and if possible any extra household items before hunkering down. The infographic below (brought to us … Continued

How Prepared Are You?

At Food Insurance, we are frequently asked, “How prepared do I need to be?” While the answer to this question is personal and will vary for every situation, it is definitely something worth considering.

Common Household Spiders

Spring is almost here, which brings flowers, insects, and spiders. The spiders are coming out of hiding to eat and breed. It is important to know which spiders are harmful or harmless and if they live in your region. Here is a great infographic on identifying common U.S. house spiders brought to you by the … Continued

Shooting Fundamentals (Infographic)

For people new to shooting sports, basic fundamentals can immediately help them become more proficient.  However, the first step with anyone new to firearms, is to learn and practice proper gun safety.  These 4 cardinal rules of gun safety should always be observed. Always treat a gun as if it is loaded Never point the … Continued

Survival Skills Your Child Should Know & Be Able To Do

It is just as important to teach survival skills to your children as it is to learn them for yourself. We recommend practicing and learning these skills together as a family. Here are some practical and basic survival skills that we think you should teach your kids: Basic Survival Trust your instincts Develop situational awareness … Continued

Ways to Use Freeze Dried Meats

First thing first, freeze dried meat is already cooked, so reconstituting it with the right amount of water is the main requirement. Once you have the meat reconstituted, drain the excess water and it’s ready for whatever recipe it’s going into. Now that we have that out of the way, let’s talk about some foods … Continued

Food Insurance Has Gluten Free Products

Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in wheat, rye, barley, and triticale. Gluten helps foods maintain their shape, acting as a glue that holds foods together. While gluten isn’t a bad for a person, it can be very harmful to someone who is sensitive to gluten. This often is called gluten sensitivity. … Continued

3 Reasons Why Coconut Oil Should Be In Your Food Storage

Coconut oil is definitely an item that should be in your food storage, bug out bags, and everyday life. On top of cooking, coconut oil can be used several different ways. It has a longer shelf life than most other oils, so it’s great to use for food storage and bug-out bags. Listed below are … Continued

Freeze Dried Vs. Fresh (Video)

Did you know that freeze dried fruits, vegetables, and meats can be substituted for fresh ingredients in your favorite recipes?  Over our 50+ years of freeze drying experience, we have perfected the process to the point where, in all likelihood,  your family or guests won’t even be able to tell that your ingredients are freeze … Continued

Why Hygiene and Sanitation Is Important For Prepping

Daily Bread wrote an article about hygiene and sanitation that really caught our eye. We wanted to add to their list of basic hygiene and sanitation practices with five more steps that you can take to stay healthy, clean, and safe during an emergency. Below is the original article by Daily Bread. ——————- Prioritizing hygiene … Continued