DailyDirt: How Long Can Food Last?

from the urls-we-dig-up dept

Preserving food in various ways has been a pretty important part of developing stable societies. Without a reliable food supply, it's kind of hard to move forward and to do anything other than creating a stable food chain. But with modern food processing, food can last indefinitely... though it may have gone a bit too far. Here are just a few quick links on a how a few foods stand up to somewhat extreme conditions. By the way, StumbleUpon can also recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.

Filed Under: happy meal, mold, twinkie
Companies: mcdonald's


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    ChrisB (profile), 8 Feb 2011 @ 11:29am

    Re: Re: Re: Actually the non-rotting hamburger stories have been debunked.

    > (and the biggest reason why people get sick in the winter
    > is because they tend to close their windows and doors to
    > keep warm

    What? Very few germs are airborne; most are spread by touch. Opening a window won't do anything. The reason there are more colds in the winter is because people are indoors and in close contact more.

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