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89 -- RFI for Pre-Packaged Commercial Meals
FBODaily.com ^ | 1/20/11

Posted on 01/23/2011 7:39:40 PM PST by Kartographer

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) procures and stores pre-packaged commercial meals to support readiness capability for immediate distribution to disaster survivors routinely. The purpose of this Request for Information is to identify sources of supply for meals in support of disaster relief efforts based on a catastrophic disaster event within the New Madrid Fault System for a survivor population of 7M to be utilized for the sustainment of life during a 10-day period of operations.

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That's a lot of food. Seems the Government has been doing a lot of prepping lately.
1 posted on 01/23/2011 7:39:42 PM PST by Kartographer
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To: ChocChipCookie

PING!!!


2 posted on 01/23/2011 7:40:34 PM PST by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

Well.....that’s interesting.


3 posted on 01/23/2011 7:48:59 PM PST by edpc (It's Kräusened)
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To: Kartographer
Noticed that it the specifications were also food Nazi PC; lo calorie, no trans fats, lo fat, lo sodium, vegetarian, etc. And at 2 meals/day.

The last thing disaster survivors need is diet food. What they need is well-rounded hi calorie, hi fat, trans fat, meals which also have a good slug of salt and sugar in it.

I guess the butt-heads are working overtime to kill the country.

4 posted on 01/23/2011 7:50:43 PM PST by DakotaGator (Weep for the lost Republic! And keep your powder dry!!)
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To: Kartographer

Note that it’s healthy (low fat/low salt) and in environmentally friendly packaging. Do you think the survivors would be concerned with packaging/fat/salt?

Get a life DHS!


5 posted on 01/23/2011 7:52:51 PM PST by satan (Plumbing new depths of worthlessness on a daily basis.)
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To: Kartographer

I have been watching the patterns of movement on this fault for awhile now. Does the Gov’t know something we don’t?


6 posted on 01/23/2011 7:56:01 PM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: Kartographer

They’re also planning for 10 days... not a very long time, especially for some who are used to having their kids fed 2-3 meals a day etc.


7 posted on 01/23/2011 7:56:42 PM PST by PghBaldy (Like the Ft Hood Killer, James Earl Ray was just stressed when he killed MLK Jr.)
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To: Kartographer

Wow. Two of my consulting clients belong to the Zetas, a new-age group who are predicting a massive disaster in the New Madrid Fault Line. According to them, this quake will cause the Mississippi River to widen to 100 miles and cause utter devastation in a huge portion of the country. It’s kind of unsettling that DHS considers that same area as having a high enough probability of a quake to order these provisions.


8 posted on 01/23/2011 7:58:10 PM PST by ChocChipCookie
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To: Kartographer

The National Guard was training for the New Madrid fault last year. Maybe they are taking this warning seriously.

Michio Kaku Warns the World Citizens of Potential Mega Earthquake

http://coupmedia.org/earthquakes/michio-kaku-warns-the-world-citizens-of-potential-mega-earthquake-1901

Is the Surging Yellowstone Caldera -the World’s Largest Supervolcano- Poised to Erupt?

http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2011/01/is-yellowstone-the-worlds-largest-supervolcano-ready-to-explode.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+TheDailyGalaxyNews

Seems like a lot of activity around the globe lately.

Violent Seismic Activity Tearing Africa in Two

http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/0,1518,740641,00.html


9 posted on 01/23/2011 7:59:31 PM PST by FromLori (FromLori">)
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To: Kartographer

I see no pig products are allowed. Must be safe for Muslims, now!


10 posted on 01/23/2011 8:00:40 PM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: appalachian_dweller; OldPossum; DuncanWaring; VirginiaMom; CodeToad; goosie; kalee; Blue Jays; ...

Preparedness/Survival Ping!


11 posted on 01/23/2011 8:00:48 PM PST by ChocChipCookie
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To: Kartographer
Gotta be expensive if the federal government is doing it..
Federal government employees live on others peoples money..
Its not their money why should they care about the cost?

A double whammy if they are also democrats..

12 posted on 01/23/2011 8:02:48 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: Kartographer
RFI = Request for Information

RFQ = Request for Quote (price)

When you see a RFQ go out then you know that some serious plans have been set in motion. When the "Quotes" (bids) come in then the decisions are made and the money get disbursed and starts moving to accounts for purchase.
This is just in the "talk-talk" stage now.
13 posted on 01/23/2011 8:04:04 PM PST by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus - Domari Nolo)
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To: ChocChipCookie

Check it out - see what was under the video (33 Min) Around 6 min he talks about FEMA camps

From
http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread654254/pg1

MORE PROOF that they intend to create a disaster, and that they know something!!! PT4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OaKMGx39UeM

Under the video

Fema DHS requesting 14 MILLION emergency meals for the New Madrid Seismic Zone!! (Why would they order all of this, spend all of this money, if they’re only “practicing” during NLE NMSZ in May of this year?!)

http://goo.gl/eC0Hu

Could The Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill Cause A Massive Earthquake Along The New Madrid Fault Line?

http://goo.gl/yWQzG


14 posted on 01/23/2011 8:04:51 PM PST by Whenifhow
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To: DakotaGator

It actually says fat is(less than 10% calories); you need 30% of your calories from fat to be healthy.


15 posted on 01/23/2011 8:05:24 PM PST by tiki
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To: DakotaGator
I noticed that, too. Here are the bureaucrats planning on the feeding of millions of people after a natural disaster and it's all Moochelle type food with big concerns about calories and fat content. No pizza, no beer and no Doritos. Blah!
16 posted on 01/23/2011 8:07:58 PM PST by JPG (There is hope for America and her name is Sarah Palin.)
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To: Whenifhow

prepare bump


17 posted on 01/23/2011 8:13:52 PM PST by Taffini ( Mr. Pippen and Mr. Waffles do not approve and neither do I)
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To: Kartographer

So this is an RFI (Request For information...??)

The are looking for a supplier for what amounts to 14 Million servings of a 1200 calorie civilian MRI (Meal, Ready to Eat).

Do I read that correctly?

Probably not a bad idea for relieving a major civilian refugee camp, at least for some period of time. If you can drop supplies in to an established camp in case of a major disaster, so much the better, at least for those who have no other option besides that refugee camp.

This kind of knowledge is what drives the so-called “preppers” who have been building a base of self sufficiency for a while. Even a home garden is a good step toward providing some of your own food, and the knowledge that civilian MREs are what probably face you if you have no other choice but to evacuate you and your family ought to be enough to convince you to prepare to stand alone, at least for a reasonable period of time.

OBTW, one of the benchmark items I have watched for some time is the price of a 50 pound bag of long grain white rice, US grown in either Texas or Louisiana. Through last Fall the price of that 50 pound bag was stable at around $16.00. Last week that same bag is selling for over $20; a 25% price increase in just one year. Anyone who says there is no inflation is not well informed...plan accordingly.


18 posted on 01/23/2011 8:14:25 PM PST by Bean Counter (Stout Hearts...)
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To: Kartographer

No requests for Ham & MoFos...thats showing the love...;)


19 posted on 01/23/2011 8:14:51 PM PST by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus - Domari Nolo)
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To: ChocChipCookie

If the New Madrid goes like it did last time, they’ll need more than just those MRE’s. Last time it toppled chimneys in Boston and rang church bells in Charolotte. Most, if not all of the natural gas and fuel pipelines running to the Northeast will be broken. Buildings and bridges all across the Midwest will be toppled.

Don’t know what the Zeta’s timeline is - but it WILL happen. Some day. (I’m in the Pacific NW - I rue the day when the massive 8 or 9 offshore one happens again).


20 posted on 01/23/2011 8:22:42 PM PST by 21twelve ( You can go from boom to bust, from dreams to a bowl of dust ... another lost generation.)
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To: DakotaGator
"The last thing disaster survivors need is diet food."

Right on. If the people are in survival & search and rescue mode, they need good calories. If they don't know when they will eat again, they need many calories. They can always share a food unit if they are in hunker down mode.

Personally, I think it makes far more sense to use military MREs. They are geared to keep people healthy during high exertion periods.
21 posted on 01/23/2011 8:23:53 PM PST by laxcoach (Government is greedy. Taxpayers who want their own money are not greedy.)
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To: Whenifhow

Check this out:

http://dprogram.net/2011/01/04/is-the-new-madrid-fault-earthquake-zone-coming-to-life


22 posted on 01/23/2011 8:28:22 PM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: Kartographer; ChocChipCookie
The purpose of this Request for Information is to identify sources of supply for meals in support of disaster relief efforts based on a catastrophic disaster event within the New Madrid Fault System for a survivor population of 7M to be utilized for the sustainment of life during a 10-day period of operations.

Speaking of sources for supplies, just WHERE are these meals being produced?????

They're not Chinese imports, are they?

23 posted on 01/23/2011 8:29:56 PM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: Kartographer

Can we find out who the RFI submitters are as alternative food suppliers for the prepper market?


24 posted on 01/23/2011 8:31:03 PM PST by tbw2 (Freeper sci-fi - "Sirat: Through the Fires of Hell" - on amazon.com)
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To: Bean Counter

What are the brand names of US grown rice?


25 posted on 01/23/2011 8:34:05 PM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: hiredhand

ping


26 posted on 01/23/2011 8:35:05 PM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: metmom

I could not say for sure, I don’t keep that close of track. It’s the generic long grain white rice that my local supplier has carried for years, and it’s just one benchmark among many.


27 posted on 01/23/2011 8:35:28 PM PST by Bean Counter (Stout Hearts...)
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To: Kartographer

This goes back to 2006...so they must be a bit behind.

FEMA Worried About New Madrid Quake Zone

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,186323,00.html


28 posted on 01/23/2011 8:37:02 PM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: Kartographer

I though that was what leftover MREs were for...


29 posted on 01/23/2011 8:41:40 PM PST by TXnMA (Don't mess with Mother Nature -- or Jim Robinson!)
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To: DakotaGator

Nuts keep very well, especially in can/freeze jars in the freezer.

They are very high in everything and good high calorie emergency food to add to survival rations.

Allergies aside, if you can eat them, they are a good investment, as they are a terrific convenience food.

I’ve got several jars of frozen nuts stored and replenish them as they get eaten.

Don’t forget to stock up on salt, too.


30 posted on 01/23/2011 8:42:03 PM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: ChocChipCookie

What’s their time line?

Not that I’d buy it necessarily, just curious.


31 posted on 01/23/2011 8:43:27 PM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: TXnMA
My son's favorite quip after a tour in Iraq was Meals Rejected by Ethiopians.
32 posted on 01/23/2011 8:49:33 PM PST by Myrddin
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To: metmom

Everything is supposed to end this year, and then begins the “Aftertime”. Actually, from what I understand, Zetas are aliens, and, I believe, they communicate through Nancy, their emissary. Their information is really specific, although a really big 8.9 earthquake was supposed to have happened in Japan, and it didn’t. When/if it does, it will begin a chain reaction that will spread to the United States, causing a super-big quake, the widening of the Mississippi, and more. This all has something to do with Planet X and the pole shifting.

http://www.zetatalk.com/poleshft/p154.htm
http://www.zetatalk.com/index/zeta582.htm


33 posted on 01/23/2011 8:55:12 PM PST by ChocChipCookie
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To: metmom

There are quite a few processing plants that produce freeze-dried and dehydrated foods here in the U.S.


34 posted on 01/23/2011 8:56:54 PM PST by ChocChipCookie
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To: ChocChipCookie

Veal if it widens to 100 miles. That would be one massive sink hole. My home town of st. Louis gone. Oh my!


35 posted on 01/23/2011 8:58:45 PM PST by ncfool (The new USSA - United Socialst States of AmeriKa. Welcome to Obummers world or Obamaville USSA.)
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To: ChocChipCookie
Everything is supposed to end this year, and then begins the “Aftertime”. Actually, from what I understand, Zetas are aliens, and, I believe, they communicate through Nancy, their emissary.

I always wondered about Pelosi......

36 posted on 01/23/2011 8:59:37 PM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: ChocChipCookie

OOookkkkaaaayyyyy....

Well, if they’re prepared, it’s no skin off my back.


37 posted on 01/23/2011 9:02:10 PM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: metmom

The word I’ve gotten is that only two vendors are listed so far:

INNOTECH PRODUCTS, LTD.
311 NORTHLAND BLVD
CINCINNATI OH 452463690 USA

LABATT INSTITUTIONAL SUPPLY COMPANY, INC
4500 INDUSTRY PARK DR
SAN ANTONIO TX 782185405 USA


38 posted on 01/23/2011 9:09:17 PM PST by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

Why would DHS ID the NMF area if not for disinfo purposes? They’re phishin’ for something. Possibly finding out which MFG’s to put out of business.


39 posted on 01/23/2011 9:09:24 PM PST by Old Flat Toad (Pima County, home of the single vehicle accident with 40 victims.)
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To: Kartographer; Fantasywriter; warsaw44; ColdOne; Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!; GQuagmire; ...
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) procures and stores pre-packaged commercial meals to support readiness capability for immediate distribution to disaster survivors routinely. The purpose of this Request for Information is to identify sources of supply for meals in support of disaster relief efforts based on a catastrophic disaster event within the New Madrid Fault System for a survivor population of 7M to be utilized for the sustainment of life during a 10-day period of operations.

40 posted on 01/23/2011 9:28:14 PM PST by LucyT
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To: Old Flat Toad

This sounds like a front to put up large stores of food
for long term continuation of government. Just in case
something (planed) were to happen to our food supply.


41 posted on 01/23/2011 9:37:16 PM PST by Slambat (The right to keep and bear arms. Anything one man can carry, drive or pull.)
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To: Kartographer; Alamo-Girl; Amityschild; AngieGal; AnimalLover; Ann de IL; aposiopetic; aragorn; ...

END TIMES AND UFO PING LIST PING

READ THE ORIGINAL POST OF THIS THREAD PLEASE.

THIS FACT HAS BEEN MULTIPLE SOURCE CONFIRMED REPEATEDLY RECENTLY . . .

AS FAR AS I’M CONCERNED.

FREEPERS NEED TO WAKE UP AND SMELL THE NAPALM

And take care of their own households.


This C2C show really is a ‘must hear’ with Steve Q, as far as I’m concerned . . .

I think this is section 3 or 4:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKwqyeQj57A&NR=1


42 posted on 01/23/2011 9:43:56 PM PST by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Quix

Thanks for the ping!


43 posted on 01/23/2011 9:49:20 PM PST by Alamo-Girl
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ph


44 posted on 01/23/2011 9:59:19 PM PST by xone
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To: Quix

Thanks for the link


45 posted on 01/23/2011 10:18:50 PM PST by Lera
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To: ChocChipCookie
Two of my consulting clients belong to the Zetas, a new-age group who are predicting a massive disaster in the New Madrid Fault Line. According to them, this quake will cause the Mississippi River to widen to 100 miles and cause utter devastation in a huge portion of the country.

I recall reading the Zeta blog a while back. Yeah, the New Madrid fault is worth our concern and attention, but the Zetas factor the gravitational pull of "Planet X" into the causes of the coming earthquake, IIRC. Sorta makes one take their predictions with a *big* grain of salt.

46 posted on 01/23/2011 10:37:26 PM PST by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Quix

Quix: Thanks for the ping. Very scary listening to Steve Quayle.


47 posted on 01/23/2011 10:50:59 PM PST by unkus
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To: unkus; Lera

thanks for your kind replies.


48 posted on 01/23/2011 10:56:17 PM PST by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Travis McGee

Ping.


49 posted on 01/24/2011 1:28:34 AM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: ChocChipCookie

More to this. Take a look at this additional request:

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) procures and stores blankets to support readiness capability for immediate distribution to disaster survivors routinely. The purpose of this Request for Information is to identify sources of supply for blankets in support of disaster relief efforts based on a catastrophic disaster event within the New Madrid Fault System for a survivor population of 7M to be utilized for the sustainment of life during a 10-day period of operations. FEMA is considering the following specifications (14M blankets per day):

- 100% cotton;
- White;
- 66” x 90”

https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=dbbf396ad98876328a0ba1485a842af1&tab=core&tabmode=list&;=


50 posted on 01/24/2011 2:56:58 AM PST by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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