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Food Storage Guidelines:

Are you always asking yourself how long that item will last in your stockpile? Take advantage of our storage guidelines reseource to get the most out of your stockpile. The following safe storage guidelines will help keep refrigerated and frozen foods from spoiling or becoming dangerous to eat. Storage times are from date of purchase unless specified, it is not important if a date expires after food is frozen.

Maintaining a food’s quality depends on several factors: the quality of the raw product, the procedures used processing, the way the food is stored, and the length of storage. The recommended storage time takes these factors into consideration.

Food Storage Category Quick Links

  • Food item:
  • Pantry |Room Temperature
  • Refridgerator|33°F-40°F
  • Freezer|32°F

Bread & Cereal Products

  • Food item:
  • Pantry |Room Temperature
  • Refridgerator|33°F-40°F
  • Freezer|32°F

Packaged Foods & Mixes

  • Food item:
  • Pantry |Room Temperature
  • Refridgerator|33°F-40°F
  • Freezer|32°F

Spices, Herbs, Condiments, & Extracts

  • Food item:
  • Pantry |Room Temperature
  • Refridgerator|33°F-40°F
  • Freezer|32°F

Other Food Staples

  • Food item:
  • Pantry |Room Temperature
  • Refridgerator|33°F-40°F
  • Freezer|32°F

Vegetables

  • Food item:
  • Pantry |Room Temperature
  • Refridgerator|33°F-40°F
  • Freezer|32°F

Fruits

  • Food item:
  • Pantry |Room Temperature
  • Refridgerator|33°F-40°F
  • Freezer|32°F

Dairy Products

  • Food item:
  • Pantry |Room Temperature
  • Refridgerator|33°F-40°F
  • Freezer|32°F

Beef, Bison, Pork, Veal, & Ham

  • Food item:
  • Pantry |Room Temperature
  • Refridgerator|33°F-40°F
  • Freezer|32°F

Fish & Shellfish

  • Food item:
  • Pantry |Room Temperature
  • Refridgerator|33°F-40°F
  • Freezer|32°F

Poultry

  • Food item:
  • Pantry |Room Temperature
  • Refridgerator|33°F-40°F
  • Freezer|32°F

Eggs

  • Food item:
  • Pantry |Room Temperature
  • Refridgerator|33°F-40°F
  • Freezer|32°F

Wild Game