"Iodine tablets should not be taken without recommendations from officials, because the risk of side effects is greater than the possible benefit," the authority warned.
Iodine carries the potential risk of good health and a clear mind resulting in a population that is difficult for the 'authorities' to control.
The chances of radiation from Japan impacting your health from across the Pacific are slim to nil. The very real threat of authority mandated fluoride, bromine and chlorine devastating your thyroid health and giving you a docile mind is already in place. This is why you must protect yourself with iodine.