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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I searched, then searched again and for good measure searched one more time with every string I could think of and couldn't find the answer....:confused: Is it OK to use oxygen absorbers in a mylar bag (for long term food storage) in addition to vacuum sealing the bag? I've heard conflicting...
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    OK...I have 50 lbs of farina. I want to store it in smaller portions. I hear different methods of storing dry food. Been looking into a foodsaver but understand that they don't get all the moisture and gas out. I also have heard that you shouldn't use absorbers and vacumm sealers together...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    My question is what do you vacuum seal? I am storing food, and the vacuum sealing seems the easiest. I'm storing rice and beans for now, but want other options for food itmes that would have a long storage life and can be easily sealed. Additional question: What is the storage life of the...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Storing your dried goods... Is there a shelf life difference between using Food Saver vs Mylar and O2 Absorbers? Love to know everyone's thoughts on it.
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I know it's been posted and it's probably somewhere out there. Sorry for posting again, but I'm looking for some active links for a great place to do business. I'm interested in storing dried goods, rice/beans etc. From what I read I should be putting it into a mylar bag and then into a...
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