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Thursday, November 11, 2010

Spam-a-Lot, Sweat-a-Lot, New Themed Cruises from Carnival


Stranded cruise line passengers rescued with Spam and Pop-Tarts

(NaturalNews) The U.S. Navy thinks Pop-Tarts are "emergency food supplies." The 3,000 passengers stranded on a Carnival Cruise Line ship that suffered an engine fire failure are now being "rescued" with junk food. All the on-board food spoiled when the ship refrigeration failed after the fire, so U.S. Navy Seahawk helicopters have been airlifting food to the passengers to prevent them from having to miss a meal (because that would be unthinkable).

Well, the term "food" may be a stretch. The emergency supplies being dropped off include Spam, croissants and Pop-Tarts. The ingredients for Kellogg's Pop-Tarts include High Fructose Corn Syrup, artificial food coloring chemicals, soybean oil and processed wheat flour. I guess being on this ship is no carnival after all -- it's more like a diabetes camp, and by that I mean a camp to cause diabetes, not to cure it...

When I think of preparedness food, I don't think Pop-Tarts

That Carnival Cruise Lines and the U.S. Navy could somehow think that Spam and Pop-Tarts are rescue food is almost unimaginable. You would think they'd be far better off delivering some dried nuts, fresh oranges and superfood drink powders to keep the passengers alive. But no, they're living on Spam and Pop-Tarts.

Then again, maybe this is what the cruise line passengers expect. A cruise on a Carnival ship, after all, is primarily an exercise in gleeful gluttony, with free, unlimited food served every hour of the day and night. The sewage treatment sections of these ships are astonishing in their size and productivity. When they're actually functioning, that is. Toilet service was out on the ship for at least a day...

I suppose the idea that 3,000 Carnival Cruise Line passengers might fast for three days is unthinkable. Oh God no! These people might DIE if they don't get something to eat! So throw 'em some Pop-Tarts!

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