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Know the Right Storage Conditions for Your Food Storage

#10 cans - long-term food storage

  • Store in a cool, dry place, away from sunlight.
  • Keep a constant temperature between 40-70 degrees F.
  • Find the coolest place in your house (basements are great).
  • Keep food storage away from heat sources (furnace, freezer, water heater, refrigerator).
  • Keep food storage away from clothes dryer (too much humidity )
  • Keep food storage dry at all time.
  • Room should have good ventilation.
  • Store foods off the floors.

The Utah State University Cooperative Extension has a great site with fact sheets about food storage. If you want to read more on Storage Conditions, click here 

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