A Disturbing Twinkie That Has, So Far, Defied Science

A Twinkie stored in a basement for eight years has been transformed by fungi, giving scientists something unusual to ponder and probe.

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Hasnain says:

“He'd purchased them back in 2012 for sentimental reasons when he heard that Hostess Brands was going bankrupt and Twinkies might disappear forever.

"When there's no desserts in the house, you get desperate," says Purrington, who went down to the basement and retrieved the old box of snack cakes, fully intending to enjoy several.”

Posted on 2020-10-18T08:05:28+0000