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  • You don't wait for an emergency to use them. You eat them on a regular basis and replace them. FIFO (first in first out) just like any other supplies.
    • bostjan64
      Does this cause you to typically eat less fresh foods? Or do you cycle by expiry date?
  • Expounding on Linda's suggestion, I would suggest: that you do need to eat the supplies, or donate them, before they expire. You need not do so "regularly", but (for example) a few months before the expiration date you need to either eat or donate the soon-to-expire food and replace it with "fresh". Other than that you shouldn't use your emergency supplies ***unless you have no other healthy food available***. Emergency supplies are intended for times when there is NO other healthy food available.

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