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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    A couple of questions: 1. I was wondering if anyone has data that supports or disproves the idea of placing Mylar-sealed/oxygen-absorbed dried foods such as rice/beans/lentils, etc, or commercially available foods such as Mountain House into a chest freezer until the SHTF and power is gone...
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Ok, so about 6 months ago i bought 100lbs rice, 50 lbs pinto beans. I froze all the rice in 20 lb bags in the freezer for a week or so to kill any bugs/eggs. But I didnt dry them out or anything after I took them out of the freezer, I just poured them into the mylar bags in my buckets and...
  3. Food and water
    I read somewhere that you should freeze items such as dried beans or rice for (I think) 48 hours before you put it in long-term storage. This was supposed to keep any possible bug eggs from hatching and ruining the food. Does anyone know anything about this and what all it applies to?
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