Y2K has come and gone, but there are always plenty of folks stocking up for the end of the world.
The key to any good apocalypse plan is a stash of foods that are loaded down with additives and preservatives. These five products probably won’t survive an atomic blast, true, but you’ll be much better off with them than with a crate of broccoli.
- Twinkies: When the subject of “long shelf life” comes up, someone’s sure to pipe up about how Twinkies and cockroaches would be the sole survivors of a nuclear attack.
- Spam: The Spam ingredient list actually isn’t all that long or scary — pork shoulder, ham, salt, sugar, sodium nitrite and water — but that salt really packs a punch. You’ll get 33 percent of your daily sodium allowance in one helping.
Full list at HowStuffWorks.com. [Via AllTop]