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Pentagon Agency Admits It Began Stockpiling Potassium Iodide Due To Fukushima (Video)

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The Defense Logistics Agency posted a solicitation on FedBizOpps in 2012 asking contractors for 75,000 packages of potassium iodide tablets because the “recent earthquake in Japan in March of 2011 and the resultant nuclear crisis has renewed interest in this item.”

“The U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency has submitted a MILSTRIP (Military Standard Requisitioning and Issue Procedures) for this item to ensure that critical operational forces are protected in the event of nuclear fallout,” the solicitation added.

Potassium iodide keeps radioactive iodine from being absorbed by the thyroid gland and therefore it is commonly taken in the event of a severe nuclear emergency, such as the current Fukushima crisis.

They got those pills then, they are getting even more pills now.  What do you think they are getting them for?  There is only one possible reason and that is Fukushima.  Remember the Geiger counter tests in Missouri and California shown on youtube?  That it is why they are stocking Potassium Iodide.  Which again, is actually a good thing.  Our government is prepping for a disaster. Would you rather they not do this andbe caught without anything?  -Mort

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    • Josey Wales

      They are stocking up on potassium iodide for themselves Mort. This supply is not for you and me. :???:

      • Looneytoonsindville

        Believe me, Josey, you don’t want it!

    • Looneytoonsindville

      Typically, potassium iodide pills are used to protect emergency workers BEFORE they are dispatched into an area contaminated with radioactive iodine. Taking the pills after you have been exposed to radioactive iodine is useless since the thyroid gland is already saturated with the radioactive form of iodine. The purpose of taking the pills is to saturate the thyroid gland with non-radioactive iodine BEFORE exposure to the radioactive form. Then, when you ingest or breath in radioactive iodine, it does not accumulate in the thyroid and your body eliminates it through normal processes, minimizing radiation exposure damage. Folks who don’t understand these processes need to be careful because they can create hysteria (that’s what did the most damage in the US after Three Mile Island) and harm people who otherwise would be unaffected. I-131 decays by beta decay (it emits an energetic electron). Beta particles, although highly ionizing, cannot penetrate far even in the human body – only a few millimeters in soft tissue. Thus, only the thyroid and VERY nearby structures are at risk. Radiation induced cancers usually occur YEARS after exposure; like 20 to 30 years, if at all (the exposure only increases the risk, it doesn’t necessarily result in a cancer forming). Thus, the only “immediate treatment” needed is to supplement the thyroid function with synthroid, if the thyroid is damaged. Finally, I know of no other pill that can protect any organ other than the thyroid from radiation damage. A normal adult requires 2 – 65 mg tablets every 24 hours throughout a radiation event (preferably taking the first dose BEFORE the event occurs). Potassium iodide is only effective against radioactive iodine. That is the least of your worries. You can live without your thyroid gland (the organ that is protected by the potassium iodide) as long as you have access to synthroid for the rest of your life. Now Cesium-134, Cesium-137 and Strontium-90 (also released in a nuclear power plant accident or from a dirty bomb), that’s a different issue. For children, the Iodine-131 is a bigger issue because their little bodies are still developing. But you can kill a child with potassium iodide if you give them too much (65 mg or one adult dose is too much for a child).

      Note – Even in government contracting & purchasing, there are well meaning but uninformed people who do stupid things, like stockpiling potassium iodide.

      • dontmesswithme

        I have read your posts…. you offer half truths… keep referring to beta decay as meaning very little…. iodine isn’t as dangerous as radiation… period…. also… anyone who gives a kid iodine without a doctor or pharmacist input is just plane foolish… and those particles you so often downplay because of their beta decay… well they are absorbing in every single item in the pacific ocean food chain…. so standing next to the ocean isn’t gonna hurt you that much… or only in 20 years… haha… meanwhile the birds, the mamamals, the fish, the shellfish, the algae, the plankton all wither and die and rot at your feet….. wheee haaa…. let’s throw a party and ignore the beta decay particles… they’re normal…. jack ass.

    • raddetoxnow

      And thats not all

      With radiation in food safety limits 10x weaker than Japan’s, North American food and agricultural imports from Japan escalate

      With ranking of food radiation safety standards in countries representing half the global economy

    • KnowMoreThanYou

      There are 3 plants in meltdown not one like stated in the beginning of this video.. :idea:

    • Politically Incorrect

      Potassium Iodide is made specifically to deal with radioactive iodine. At this point, all the radioactive iodine at Fukushima has decayed. This is for something different, perhaps for an event taking place here on our soil.

    • Politically Incorrect

      People working in the nuclear industry, talk about how they would presently walk on the the beaches of the pacific coast lines of the US, even swim in the water but they will not buy or eat seafood or any other edible products that came from the pacific.

    • Anonymous

      Fuku Warning! US Gov’t Orders 14 Million Doses Of Potassium Iodide!
      “Food For Thought”
      God Bless America!
      Semper Fi!

    • Intelharvest

      But the Japanese and American government said the radiation wasn’t a threat. They said it was all under control, that the seafood that wasn’t melted is safe to eat, that the waters are clean to surf in and that all is well.
      If you still believe our known liars in government, still worship them, or think their “official” stories have any credibility, then you deserve whatever bad that they do to you. This government’s bitter clingers are some of the dumbest people and they refuse to believe they’ve been lied to.

      • liberal army veteran

        Fukushima has been way overblown by some paranandoid tin foil hatters. It isn’t a threat what so ever and its very doubtful that the government has been buying the pills. I call false flag!

    • Peachman

      Broken link for solicitation.

    • ecoguy

      This is URGENT: Potassium Iodide is not what people should be taking if they feel that they are now being exposed from Fukushima radiation or from any other radioactive event! This is why! Potassium Iodide DOES NOT REMOVE ANY RADIATION FROM THE BODY AT ALL! Potassium Iodide should only be taken before a radioactive event occurs and it protects ONLY the thyroid for a 24-hour period of time. If your still being radiated after 24 hours the Potassium Iodide is no longer useful and if you keep taking it day after day YOU WILL GET SICK! The best product you can take to remove radiation from your body if you have been radiated is the natural mineral Zeolite!

      Ingestable zeolite is mined underground and comes in a tasteless powder form. It can be taken by mixing it into juice or water. A normal detox takes 90 days but a large amount of radiation will flush out of the body with the first few doses. Do your own research on zeolite to learn how it removes and carries radiation and heavy metals from the body. A very good resource for proper zeolite information can be found at zeolite dot com.

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