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Don't believe the legend: You wouldn't want to eat a month-old Twinkie

With news today that Twinkies have hit the endangered species list, people are already stocking up on the cream-filled pastries, presumably to last them through the Twinkie apocalypse and beyond. Which, it must be said, is pretty silly, and not just because some hero out there is likely to rescue the Twinkie from this end, but because Twinkie's don't actually last all that long -- 25 days, according to the company. So buy all the Twinkies you want, just be prepared to eat them all before the year is out.
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