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I would say not very common... Personally I don't have any horror stories but, I know Steve has had a few run-ins with bad ration food, as well as two or three others on the forum. Do a search and you should be able to find the forum threads. If you are worried about getting sick just be sure to use...
- Sat Aug 26, 2017 12:20 pm
- Forum: MREs
- Topic: EVALUATION OF THE RATION, COLD WEATHER DURING A 10-DAY COLD WEATHER FIELD TRAINING EXERCISE
- Replies: 12
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Good Read. I hope they scaled up the experiment. A sample size of 10 soldiers isn't nearly enough for a representative sample. Lol and lowered the sodium intake. Eh how high was it? Thanks for sharing that! Sully I think the sample size was actually listed as - "Twenty-four soldiers from the 1...
Last week I got my hands on a 1992 brown bag MRE (Escalloped potatoes and ham) that came with the chocolate covered brownie. The brownie looked and smelled pretty good so I tried it. I got to admit the flavor was pretty good but the texture was a bit off. The brownie portion was dry and powdery but...
- Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:11 am
- Forum: MREs
- Topic: Rancid Pound Cake made me sick, I need help!
- Replies: 11
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This is odd, I have only gotten the "tingeling" tongue from old MRE stuff - even when I swallow a small amount my stomach never bothers me. Next time, as a test, be sure to test out a very very small piece and see if your tongue reacts to it.
Very cool! Glad you got to taste the awesomeness that is an old school nut cake! Next, try the cherry one and the chocolate one those were good too! You got super lucky with this case, usually rations this old only last when they have been stored frozen. Even in a climate controlled area, if the tem...
- Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:16 am
- Forum: International Rations
- Topic: 2016 DoP UK biscuits very similar to RCIR biscuits now
- Replies: 8
- Views: 749
Nice! Did they taste good?