By Daniel Jennings – Off The Grid News
Long a staple of dorm room life as well as a favorite stockpile item, ramen noodles have become a trading commodity at American prisons.
According to a recent study by Michael Gibson-Light, a University of Arizona School of Sociology PhD candidate, the instant soup and noodle product is a valuable bartering tool for inmates for other food items, as well as clothing, personal hygiene products and services.
Frequently maligned for their high sodium content, ramen noodles now come in lower sodium versions and even organic versions.
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