STORING FOOD
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The Mormons also have more specific lists based on 52 week purchases
or monthly purchases. Below you will find their official lists for each.


Mormon 52 Week List
Wk
Item to Buy
Amount
Comments
1
Nuts 2 lbs (1 kg) per person Buy them on sale after Christmas. Drug stores are often a good source. Dry roasted keep best. Freeze bagged ones.
2
Detergents, Bleaches, Cleansers Bleach - 1 gal (4L) per person, Laundry soap - 20 lbs (9 kg) per person.
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3
Medicine Chest: Feminine Products, Pepto Bismol, Cough Syrup, Tylenol, Calamine Lotion, Kaopectate, Ipecac, Sunscreen, etc.
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Dispose of all outdated medications
4
Canned Meats: Tuna, Spam, Dried Beef
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5
First Aid Supplies: Band-Aids, Antibiotic Ointment, Ace Bandages, Steri-strips, etc.
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6
Fill your water jugs
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7
Peanut Butter 10 lbs (4.5 kg) per person
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8
Solid Vegetable Shortening 12 lbs ( 5.5 kg) per person
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9
Juices
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Avoid watered products. Get 100% juice.
10
Toothpaste, Floss, Razors, Shaving Cream
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11
Mixes: Cake, Pancake, Muffin, etc You need an annual total of 300 lbs (136 kg) of grain products per person. Purchase or make your own. Counts for part of grain requirement.
12
Spices and Herbs
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Look for bargains at health food stores or ethnic food stores.
13
Rice Buy 10, 15, or 20 pounds (4.5, 7 or 9 kg). Counts toward grain total
14
More First Aid: Gauze Patches, Swabs, Cotton Balls, Tape, etc.
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15
Pasta
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Select a variety. Counts toward grain total
16
Dry Milk 100 lbs (45 kg) per person per year
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17
Sewing Kit: Thread, Pins, Needles, Buttons, Snaps, Zippers, Tape Measure, Scissors
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Consider your family's needs.
18
Flour 50 lbs (23 kg) per person. Counts toward grain requirement
19
Dry or Canned Soup
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20
Gelatin or Pudding Mixes
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21
Garden Seeds
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Buy locally, if you haven't mail- ordered them. Get only what you will plant and eat. Consider what you can preserve and eat.
22
More Flour 50 lbs (23 kg) per person. Counts toward grain
23
Cord, Twine or Light Rope; Flashlights and Batteries
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24
Cheese
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Grate and freeze for casseroles or soups.
25
Paper Towels, Aluminum Foil, Garbage Bags, Freezer Bags, etc
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26
Vinegar
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If you make pickles, have several gallons on hand
27
Condiments: Mustard, Mayo, Relish, Worcestershire
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28
Jams and Jellies
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Buy what you will not make yourself
29
Canned Goods Vegetables: 150 lbs (68 kg) per person
Fruits: 80 qts (76 lt) per person
Buy what you eat
30
Canned Milk 100 lbs (45 kg) per person per year
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31
Back to school and office supplies
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32
Baking Powder, Soda, Cornstarch, Baking Soda 2 lbs (1 kg) per person each item except soda - buy 3 lbs ( 1.5 kg) per person
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33
Tomatoes: Juice, Sauce, Whole or Paste
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Buy or make it. Counts as part of vegetables
34
Canned Fruit 80 quarts (76 lt) per person Buy or can it yourself
35
More Canned Fruits and Vegetables Vegetables: 150 lbs (68 kg) per person
Fruits: 80 qts (76 lt) per person
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36
Sugar, extra 100 lbs (45 kg) per person Buy an extra 25 lbs (11.5 kg)
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Vegetables 150 lbs (68 kg) per person per year Can or freeze from garden or purchased fresh, or buy more canned
38
Dried Beans, Peas 100 lbs (45 kg) per person
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39
Sweeteners: Honey, Molasses, etc
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Counts toward sugars
40
Iodized Salt Ten or more containers For canning, get canning salt.
41
Personal Products: Soap, Deodorant, Toilet Paper, Shampoo, etc Hand soap -15 per person, Toilet Paper - one roll per week
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42
Canned Soup
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Counts toward vegetables
43
Can something with apples
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44
Hard candy for Halloween
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Leftovers will make a good addition to your 72 hour emergency kit.
45
Vitamins 365 vitamins per person. Get extra C and Calcium
46
Baking Items: Cocoa, Coconut, Nuts, Chocolate Chips, etc
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47
Rolled Oats, Corn Meal, Cream of Wheat
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Counts as grains
48
Sugars: Brown, White, Powdered
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Counts toward 100 lbs (68 kg) per person total
49
Vegetable and Olive Oils 12 lbs (5.5 kg) per person Get good quality
50
Candles and Matches
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Put in a sturdy box (preferably fireproof) and in a cool place you can locate in the dark.
51
Popcorn
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Purchase large bags. Counts toward grains
52
Merry Christmas!
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Give yourself a great gift--security.


Mormon Month-by-Month List
Month
Item
Amounts
January Salt
Water
Bedding
5 lbs (2.25 kg) per person
14 gallons (53 lt) per person
Enough for each person
February Fat or Oil
Flashlights
First Aid Supplies
20 lbs (9 kg) per person
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March Grains
Garden Seeds
300 lbs (136 kg) per person (wheat, rice, corn, other)
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April Grains
Clothing/Sewing Supplies
300 lbs (136 kg) per person (wheat, rice, corn, other)
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May Dry Milk
Matches, Candles
75 lbs (35 kg) per person
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June Dry Milk
Kerosene Containers or
Other Fuel Containers
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July Sugar/Honey
Kerosene or Other Fuel
60 lbs (27 kg) per person
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August Sugar/Honey
Wood/Kerosene
Cleaning Supplies
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September Dried Legumes
Personal Hygiene Supplies
60 lbs (27 kg) per person
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October Dried Legumes
Baby items, if applicable
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November Emergency Kits
Catch up on previous items
December Emergency Kits
Catch up on previous items

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