These Doritos Are Going To Last A While

Frito-Lay has been all sorts of innovative lately—using pumpkin to make snack chips, sticking Cheetos up people’s noses—but they’ve outdone themselves with their latest packaging triumph. Duke writes,

Hey guys — Just wanted to let you know that with all of this grocery shrink ray action that is going on, it is nice to see some companies doing something to make their product last a little longer. The only question is…what kind of preservatives are in these Doritos so they will last until August 39th???

We wonder if Frito-Lay has discovered how to add an extra eight days to the calendar, or if they mean August 2039, in which case we think Duke shouldn’t eat them—he should sell them on CraigsList as roofing material.