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Thursday, 22 November 2007 00:46

Stockpiling Emergency Rations

Written by  John Glenn, CRP, CBCP

Maintaining emergency food supplies is more often in the realm of emergency management agencies and in our personal preparedness than in a comprehensive business continuity plan, but for some organizations, having a food cache is a critical concern. Some organizations may have a municipal mandate to maintain a pantry provisioned with long shelf-life consumables. Understanding that you can’t please all the people all the time, and regardless of why emergency rations are on hand, there must be at least an awareness of “non-standard” meal requirements. Being an “off-the-wall” thinker with some interesting friends, I started thinking about the “gotchas” that can pop up. The most obvious are:Special diets Freshness Safety