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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Just wondering if the rock salt, that you buy for salting the sidewalk in the winter, is consumable? I realize that it is less refined and has the odd specks of dirt in it, but other than that is there any reason that it should not be consumed or used for salting meats?
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Here is a little info on the importance of salt in our diet. I thought of this as I was sitting in arby's for lunch. The only question I have would be does the salt in the little packets have iodine added? I suppose it doesnt. I would think it would be cheaper to manufacture. I would like...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    What with it being winter and all the ice I thought I'd offer a tip. Water softener salt is the same stuff in rock salt used for melting ice and it's much cheaper, the "blue bags" are straight salt crystals that are mined and crushed and they are available at wally world Depot, Lowes etc for...
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