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There is a looming Global Food Crisis. What you need to know and what you should do. Be prepared.

There is a looming Global Food Crisis. What you need to know and what you should do. Be prepared.

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    • Emergency Food SecurityTips and Tricks to Help you Store Food for The Coming Food Crisis Page 1 of 12
    • Table of ContentsDisclaimer ................................................................................................................................................ 3Is the World Heading toward a Food Crisis? ............................................................................................ 4The Global Food Crisis: Video ................................................................................................................... 5What Causes Food Prices to Increase ...................................................................................................... 53 Tips to help you Prepare for a Food Crisis ............................................................................................. 6Tip 1: Create a Food Bank ........................................................................................................................ 6Tip 2: Storing Food Properly .................................................................................................................... 9Tip 3: Preparing Food ............................................................................................................................... 9Avoid Common Food Storage Mistakes ................................................................................................... 10References and Recommendations ........................................................................................................ 11 Page 2 of 12
    • DisclaimerThe information presented in this report represents the views of the author as of the dateof publication. Because of the rate with which conditions change, the author reserves therights to alter and update his opinions based on the new conditions. This report is forinformational purposes only and the author does not accept any responsibilities for anyliabilities resulting from the use of this information.While every attempt has been made to verify the information provided here, the authorand his affiliates cannot assume any responsibility for errors, inaccuracies or omissions.Any slights of people or organizations are unintentional. You may not alter, modify, or copythis document unless you have written consent from the author. You may download anddistribute this document freely. Page 3 of 12
    • Is the World Heading toward a Food Crisis?Simply put, yes. The world is indeed heading toward a Food Crisis that maybe caused bymultiple factors such as Global Economic Collapse, Plague, War, Peak Oil, Global Warming,Natural Disasters, or any other dozen or so scenarios that can lead to collapse of ‘normal’distribution of food across our country or the world.Our world is increasingly becoming destabilized and more and more risks seem to pop upand threaten our current way of life.Food prices are increasing by the day andcurrently over half of all humanity (approximately3 billion people) eat less than 1000 calories a day.According to the World Bank, roughly 3 millionpeople every year are pushed into extremepoverty and lack nutritional food because ofincreasing food prices.Furthermore, the World Bank estimates that foodprices will steadily increases due to anunsustainable global population, volatile oil prices, and the loss of wholesale farming landsnow being used for cash crops (crops used for industrial purpose rather than for food). The Page 4 of 12
    • World Bank takes the global food crisis serious enough that it created the Global FoodCrisis Response Program (GFRP) to educate world leaders and academics of the comingfood crisis and to aid nations that are already affected by it.The Global Food Crisis: VideoWhat Causes Food Prices to IncreaseYou might be wondering what causes food prices to increase. There are many variablesinvolved in the increased prices of food but the major factor is OIL. If oil prices increase, Page 5 of 12
    • shipping and delivery of food also increase. Middle-East insecurity and constant talk of waralso contributes immensely toward your increasing grocery bill.Another reason why food prices are increase is the corroding of top soil of the best farminglands in the world.One of biggest indicators of a Global Food Crisis is the inevitablerise of the global middle class. 15% of the global population orapproximately 1 billion people are expected to expect to be partof the global middle class by 2015.As household incomes increase throughout the developing word(South Africa, Asia, Africa) so does food consumption. Currentmodels for food production are not able to produce enough food for an increasingly globalpopulation and increasing demand for food.3 Tips to help you Prepare for a Food CrisisMake sure to follow these instructions to help you prepare for any emergency.Tip 1: Create a Food Bank Page 6 of 12
    • Creating a food bank isn’t as easy as just storing 3-7 days’ worth of water and food. A foodbank stores at least 1-3 months’ worth of food and water in a secure area that only you oryour loved ones know.Below is a list of food items you should have in your food bank. Remember, this list is for 1person. Multiply this list according to the number of people you will invite back to your foodbank when SHTF!Water: 1. No less than 1 gallon of water per person per day (30 gallons of water stored for 1 person for 1 month) 2. No less than 2 gallon of water per day for cleaning and cooking purposes.Remember you will also need to bath from time to time.Canned Foods: 1. Canned meat, tuna, chicken, turkey, chili, beef stew, soup, spaghetti and meatballs, nuts, peanut butter. No Less than 3 cans of each for 1 person. 2. Salt, Sugar, Olive Oil, Gatorade mixing pacts (electrolyte drinks). Acquire as much as possible.Fruits and Vegetables: 1. Canned fruit/vegetables and fruit/vegetable juices. You will eat approximately 1 can of fruit or vegetables a day. 30 cans for 1 month per person and so on. Page 7 of 12
    • Milk/Dairy and Grains 1. Canned, boxed or dried milk and shelf-stable, processed cheese. These are relatively cheap so acquire as much as possible. 2. Ready-to-eat cereal, crackers, pretzels, instant oatmeal, other non-perishable grain products. 3 or more boxes should get you through a single month. 3. Nuts (almonds, walnuts) and granola bars. The more you get the better. The energy you get from nuts and granola bars far outweigh the cost and space they take up in your food bank!Other Essentials: 1. Can opener 2. Stove 3. Multivitamins 4. OTC (over the counter medications like Tylenol and Advil) 5. Blankets 6. Desalting Kit (desalting and purifying water)Avoid:Avoid frozen foods as you might not have electricity. Once frozen foods melt, their smellwill attract rodents and hungry people who may steal your food or threaten you. Anythingcan happen. Page 8 of 12
    • Tip 2: Storing Food ProperlyA food bank is much like a regular bank. It needs to be secured andit needs to be preferably in a dark, dry, and cool area for optimumfood longevity.Make sure to wrap perishable foods in plastic bags and keep themsealed at all times. Don’t throw away the plastic bags because youmight need to reuse them.Empty salt, sugar, dried fruits/vegetables into a screw top jar so to protect them frominsects and pest. Make sure your jars are dark in color to minimize contact with sunlight.Rotate foods so that you don’t waste it. Keep newer food items in the back of the foodbank and older ones in front. Date your food packages using ink or marker to keep track ofthem. Your food bank should be constantly filled and ready since disasters usually happenabruptly and without warning.Make sure to throughout canned goods that are corroded, dented, swollen, or appear tohave other damages either outside or inside the can. You can possibly get sick from thesetypes of cans. Don’t take a chance.Tip 3: Preparing Food Page 9 of 12
    • Preparing food that is stored away will take some creativity and some patience. It may notbe the tastiest but it will relieve your hunger and keep you strong throughout a disaster.Spices and herbs make any meal taste better as well as sugar, salt, and some healthy oilssuch as olive oil. Preparing your food is easy depending on the method of cooking you willuse. Electricity is obviously the easiest method but pressure cookers are also good.EBooks that are listed in the References/Recommendations section of this pdf file willprovide greater detail in helping you prepare food during a crisis.Avoid Common Food Storage Mistakes 1. Not storing enough water. Keep in mind that you need water to bath, cook, clean, and drink. You can never go wrong by storing more water. 2. Lack of variety when storing food. Eating beans everyday will get tiring. Make sure to have a variety of foods, spices, oils, and sometimes a treat or two. Comfort foods go a long way in keeping you psychologically focused and happy. Also, the food you store must be high in nutrition. Avoid foods that are empty calories like candy, sodas, ect. Page 10 of 12
    • 3. Not packing enough food. Also pack more food than necessary. You will almost certainly be sharing food with strangers and relatives that you know you are the reasonable minded person who prepares ahead of time. 4. Cooking alternatives to electricity: Buy pressure cookers or learn to cock over a fire stove. Don’t count on electricity to be your friend in times of need. Better safe than sorry.EBooks that are listed in the References/Recommendations section of this pdf file willprovide greater detail in helping you prepare food during a crisis.References and RecommendationsThe following is a list of references of food storage and recommended products to help yousuccessfully survive the coming food crisis or any disaster my properly storing andmanaging your food bank. 1. Store Food Now: Great ebook that details how you can maximize your food storage. The best foods and oils to store at room temperature and much more. This ebook is a must for anyone serious about food storage and the coming global food crisis. Click for more details here. Page 11 of 12
    • 2. Long Term Food Storage Secretes: Another great ebook that also teachers readers how to preserve food/water without electricity. Click for more details here.3. Family Survival Course: Teach and train with your family on how to survive any disaster. Highly recommended for personal and family use. Very educational. Click for more details here.4. Survival Joe: Informative website that is fun and educational. Page 12 of 12