Emergency Food Supplies: What You Need
You will need to obtain foods that come in packaging that you can open without electricity, and you may need food for several weeks' time. You will need: A manual can opener and scissors to open cans and cut through bags and packaging to get at your food. You will also need the following items; utensils, bowls, zipper bags, salt, pepper, sugar, hand sanitizer, bleach and paper towels.
To determine what foods you will need for your family, look inside your pantry. How many portable, canned foods do you already have? Remember to restock your plastic containers every five months for freshness.
Canned Foods You Will Need
Six cans of fruit with light syrup such as applesauce, pears, peaches and apricots
Several cans of tuna fish and/or canned chicken
Several containers of soup
Two containers of rice or soy milk
Two cans of chili or stew
One jar of pasta sauce
One jar of jelly
Several cans of vegetables