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Happy New Year

Welcome to 2016. It’s hard to believe how fast 2015 went. Here at Food Storage Reviewer, we are going to start our 2016 food storage and emergency preparedness reviews soon. Each week we will profile a new company and give our unbiased opinion about the taste, quality, price, and other characteristics you need to know […]


Cascadia Fault Line Earthquake Prediction – Cause for Concern?

2011 Japan Tsunami

Are Seattle, Portland, and the Pacific Northwest really facing a catastrophic event?   You’ve probably read in the news lately about “The Really Big One” — the earthquake and subsequent Tsumani that’s being predicted to pound the Pacific Northwest along the Cascadia Fault Line sometime in the next 50 years. At least for me, I’ve […]


5 Things to Know About the Jim Bakker Fuel-Less Generator From Lion Energy


**The New Generator from Lion Energy (Being Sold By Jim Bakker) is On Our Website For A Discount!** Jim Bakker has been selling a lot of fuel-less generators over the last several months. We know because many people have called in wanting to know more about the product and whether or not it is worth […]


Wise Company Food Storage Rebuts Mountain House Long-Term Shelf Life Claims

Wise Food Storage

Last week, Wise Company Food Storage CEO Aaron Jackson released a letter addressing the claims made by Mountain House (Oregon Freeze Dry) that Wise Company is lying about the shelf life of its products. In case you didn’t know, Wise Company claims its food can maintain its nutritional content and freshness for 25 years–the same […]


Food Storage Black Friday & Holiday Deal Round-up

round up

Ever feel overwhelmed with all of the upcoming holiday sales and last minute shopping to get done? Between getting gifts for family and friends, preparing meals, and making sure you are prepared for the winter months ahead at a reasonable price can be a lot to juggle. We feel it too, and to make your […]


What You Should Do to Prepare for an Ebola Epidemic

Ebola Virus

Ebola has been in the news a lot lately. In fact, just yesterday the first Ebola victim in the Unites States died. Thomas Eric Duncan, a 42-year-old man from Liberia, passed away in a Dallas medical isolation unit at Texas Presbyterian Hospital. In Africa, the virus has already killed 3,800 people causing widespread panic. So […]


How to Prepare for a Man-Made Natural Disaster: North Salt Lake, Utah Landslide

North Salt Lake Utah Landslide

KNOCK, KNOCK, KNOCK, came the sound at the front door. “You have to evacuate immediately,” said a stern looking policeman as I opened the door. “The side of the hill is unstable, and we are worried about breaking gas lines,” he continued. Suddenly, the landslide that had taken out the house at the top of […]


Survival Life Offers Practical Survival Skills and Gear

Survival Life

Recently we’ve been asked what we think about the website Suvival Life (survivallife.com). At first glance, the website overpowers you with ads, blogs, news, and products that cover almost the full spectrum of survival topics. Once you get used to it, it’s easy to see how each section is organized. If you want to learn […]


Freeze-Dry Foods of Canada Buys Daily Bread and Food Insurance

Freeze Dry Foods

Freeze-Dry Foods, a Canadian company based in Oakville, Ontario, Canada, has recently purchased Daily Bread and its subsidiary, Food Insurance. Freeze-Dry Foods has been a long-time supplier of food components to Daily Bread, and the acquisition makes good sense. Freeze-Dry can now move down the chain and control the distribution of its products as well […]


What the Recent Tornadoes Teach Us About Owning a Water Filter


After a relatively quiet 2013, there has been an uptick in tornado activity recently across the midwestern and southern states. Just last month, severe storms in the South and Midwest killed at least 35 people, including 15 in Arkansas. For those unfamiliar with tornadoes, they can strike any time of the year, but general have […]


The Ten Most Popular Celebrity Emergency Food Endorsers

willie robertson

Celebrity endorsements have been an advertising staple for years. But do they really matter, and do the celebrities actually use the product? My wife always gets a chuckle out of watching beauty products commercials showing Jennifer Aniston hawking some $5 grocery store cream when everyone knows she is really using the most expensive concoctions available […]


Power Generator Review: 10 Things to Know About the Lion Energy L-1500

L-1500 by Lion Energy

The new power/solar generator from Lion Energy, the L-1500, is a consumer friendly, light-weight generator perfect for emergencies or camping. We were able to take this generator for a spin. Read the full review here…


New Product: Duck Commander Meals From Food Supply Depot

Duck Commander Meals

Food For Health International will soon begin selling a new line of food storage through their Food Supply Depot brand called Duck Commander Meals. Yes, it’s the same guys you see on A&E’s popular Duck Dynasty series, which has taken the nation by storm over the last several years. Our first thought is this is […]


Food Storage Reviewer Unveils the Easiest Website in the Food Storage Industry


Food Storage Reviewer has launched a new website that builds on the success of the last several years and adds several new features that make it even easier to navigate the emergency preparedness industry. The goal of Food Storage Reviewer has always been simple: help people make better informed emergency preparedness decisions. Although there are […]


Food Stamp Glitch Shows Exactly Why You Need a Food Reserve


Last week a technical glitch at Xerox knocked out the electronic food stamp program in several states prompting widespread panic and fear. In Mansfield, Louisiana, the chaos became so bad shoppers cleared off entire shelves and prompted intervention from the police department. Springhill Police Chief Will Lynd confirms they were called in to help the […]


Syria, Sarin Gas, And What It Means For You


So it looks highly likely the Obama administration will execute a military strike on Syria in the near future. Even though tens of thousands of people have been killed by bullets, grenades, and bombs, the use of sarin gas by the Assad administration last week somehow compels the United States to get involved. It’s uneven […]


Marie Osmond Talks About Wise Food Storage on the Hallmark Channel


Food storage and emergency preparedness companies have long hired radio, television, and entertainment talent to help spread the message of living a “more prepared” life. The first mainstream use of celebrity endorsement in the industry was Food Insurance, aka Daily Bread, using Glenn Beck radio spots. That was a very successful venture and many other […]


Is This Still America?


I have spent a lot of time lately trying to wrap my head around the NSA/Snowden/drones/Guantanamo/gun control/etc. debate, and I have come to the conclusion that I don’t recognize the America of my youth. I know that’s a strong statement, but America just doesn’t feel like America anymore. “The land of the free and the […]


Hurricane Season Starts Early This Year With Hurricane Andrea


The official start of hurricane season is June 1st, and Hurricane Andrea just barely made the deadline having formed on June 4th out in the Gulf of Mexico. Although Andrea is not expected to do major damage, it serves as a reminder that destructive storms are “part of life” for many living along the Gulf […]


Preparing For A Tornado


***UPDATE*** F4 Tornado in Moore, Oklahoma with winds up to 200 miles per hour devastate Oklahoma City area. This week we have seen the incredible power of tornadoes as a string of the powerful storms cut their way across the Midwest. One of the storms killed a man in Shawnee, Oklahoma while another in Wichita […]


LDS Food Storage Centers Are Changing Their Policies


The LDS church has been at the forefront in making sure its members are not only spiritually prepared but also temporally prepared. In fact, the church has recommended that each member have a three-month supply of items such as food, water, supplies, and even cash. To help its members, the LDS church has home storage […]


Food Insurance Shifts Strategy to Lower-Priced Food Storage


Food Insurance, long the standard bearer in high-quality freeze-dried food storage, has recently started to sell lower-priced items on its website. In fact, the company no longer tries to hide the fact it is also the company behind Emergency Reserve, a reseller of dehydrated food. The shift toward lower-end food and emphasis on price reductions […]


LDS General Conference Is Always A Good Time To Think About Food Storage


It’s that time of year again when Mormons convene for their semi-annual Worldwide General Conference. The religious group has been doing this since 1830. If you are interested, you can watch it on BYUTV, which comes standard with most cable subscriptions. The reason why this is significant for emergency preparedness is because there is probably not […]


Banking Debacle In Cyprus Illustrates The Need For Financial Preparedness


At the Food Storage Reviewer, we mainly discuss preparedness in terms of food, water, and other supplies. The reason is we are mostly concerned with natural disasters that can cut off the supply of life-sustaining goods and services. But what about man-made natural disasters? If you have been following the news recently you have no […]