Food and drink is a broad category referring to all things related to the consumption, preparation, and appreciation of food or drink. Things pertaining to nutrition and diet may be classified under Diet and Nutrition or elsewhere in Health and Fitness, while things pertaining to the botanical nature of food and drink may be classified under Fruits and Vegetables or elsewhere in the Natural and Physical Sciences.


Twinkies Never Go Bad Myth

Twinkies don’t last forever, but they can go a long time without spoiling (up to 30 years by one estimate). The “sell-by” shelf life of a Twinkie is 45 days, after that they go hard and brittle. However, due to the ingredients, a Twinkie won’t spoil for decades.

Honey Lasts Forever Fact

Honey is sometimes called the only food that doesn’t go bad, this is mostly true. Honey stored properly will essentially last forever due to its unique chemical composition.

Raw Cookie Dough Can Make You Sick Fact

Raw cookie dough can make you sick, especially dough that doesn’t use treated flour and pasteurized eggs. Studies have shown, untreated raw flour can contain germs like E. coli, and unpasteurized raw eggs can contain germs like salmonella.

Consuming Raw Eggs is Safe Fact

Raw pasteurized eggs are safe to eat or drink, but there are slight risks of a salmonella illness, especially for the elderly, kids, and pregnant women.

There is Cake! Fact

It is said that, “there is no cake”, that, “the cake is a lie”, but this isn’t true. The cake you were promised may be a lie, but there is cake.