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Added: Apr 09, 2012 2:14 pm
•5. The use of this authority is necessary because the USAMMA has submitted a MILSTRP for this item to ensure that critical operational forces are protected in the event of nuclear fallout. The recent earthquake in Japan in March of 2011 and the resultant nuclear crisis has renewed interest in this item..
^^^^^ link to the solicitation ^^^^^
Radiation leaks from nuclear plant “renewed interest” in iodide, agency said in 2012
A federal bid notice reveals that a Pentagon agency began stockpiling potassium iodide in 2012 due to its concerns over the Fukushima nuclear crisis, shedding light on why the Dept. of Health and Human Services is now ordering 14 million doses of iodide.
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.”
They must being restocking their inventories, those pills must have expiration date
reply to post by xuenchen
The PI isn't for the public. It's for the Military/Law enforcement. Several doses to maintain them for a while.
The government doesn't care about you.