Fry's brand 26 oz salt is now only .37¢! Salt its self does not expire, but salt that is iodized has a shelf life. An adult needs an average of 8 lbs of salt for a year supply. Does not need canned! You can just put the 26 oz. containers in tupperware totes with lids to keep bugs and moisture out. Salt is used for curing meat, hides, soap, cleaners and all kinds of things!!! Stock up now!