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Read this Before you Toss out Expired Medications

March 13, 2014 aptprepper 3

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I mentioned a few weeks ago I’d be clearing out and rotating my supplies.  Upon opening the first aid bucket, we found a lot of over the counter medications that were at or have reached their expiration dates.  The boxes and seals were unopened, so I was hesitant about throwing them all out.  So I reached out to our community experts, Dr. Joe Alton, aka Dr. Bones of www.doomandbloom.net and Dr. James Hubbard […]

Common Prepping Supplies that Don’t Last Very Long

February 20, 2013 aptprepper 17

After prepping for the last couple of years, I am starting to discover some items in the emergency kit or bug-out bag do not last as long as I thought.  Not only do you need to track your food storage, you also need to pay attention to your non-perishables.  I am not saying you should avoid stocking these items, but I do recommend you rotate these supplies often. Batteries I made the mistake of leaving batteries inside flashlights and lanterns […]

If You’ve Always Wondered about Expiration Dates

October 15, 2012 aptprepper 0

Having started prepping a couple of years ago I am noticing that many of my supplies of medications are approaching their expiration dates.  We try to rotate our supplies, but invariably, some are going to expire.  I was wondering what to do when they get past their expiration dates when I received the following article from Joe Alton, M.D. aka Dr. Bones of www.doomandbloom.net: New Evidence on Expiration Dates by Joe Alton, M.D. aka Dr. Bones of www.doomandbloom.net Over the […]