It’s ok to eat 118 year old meat?!?!?!?

Apparently 10 year old canning technology didn’t leave much room for improvement:

Sir William Edward Parry made two arctic expeditions to the Northwest Passage in the 1820’s and took canned provisions on his journeys. One four-pound tin of roasted veal, carried on both trips but never opened, was kept as an artifact of the expedition in a museum until it was opened in 1938. The contents, then over one hundred years old, were chemically analyzed and found to have kept most of their nutrients and to be in fairly perfect condition. The veal was fed to a cat, who had no complaints whatsoever.

Source:
http://www.internet-grocer.net/how-long.htm
Canned Manufacturers Institute

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