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SPAM-a-Not! Carnival Says SPAM was Never Served on Splendor

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It made for some great headlines, but this afternoon Carnival says that SPAM was never served to the passengers stranded on board the Splendor, reports FishBowlLA. Using their Twitter account to get the word out, Carnival explained that while the Navy did indeed deliver emergency rations of the canned meat, none was given to passengers.

Tales of long lines to receive drab sandwiches, and generous open bars, were part of the accounts being given by the passengers, who had been on the disabled ship without power since a fire on board Monday. The boat was tugged into port in San Diego today.

Many passengers say they'll accept Carnival's gift of a future cruise. Stay tuned to see if Carnival denies any consumption of Pop Tarts about the Splendor.