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The myth of the immortal Twinkie is dead, thanks to a new analysis of moldy snack cakes

When Colin Purrington tweeted photos of his eight-year-old Twinkies, he caught the attention of fungi researchers. The researchers analysed Purrington’s Twinkies and found that mould had colonised them. Their findings kill the myth that Twinkies last forever. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Matthew Kasson usually studies fungi that […]
The myth of the immortal Twinkie is dead, thanks to a new analysis of moldy snack cakes