"Survival Gear Review: UST Emergency Food Ration Bars" by Tim MacWelch 01/29/16 - The word “ration” usually has some negative connotations to it. Either you are rationing your food because you are running out, or you are eating rations—which are generally non-preferred food items. But what about UST’s new Emergency Food Ration Bar? Would it be a good ration for an emergency, and would I still eat it if there wasn’t an emergency? Let’s see.