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After a 55,000-mile trip, the story is still thriving ( 88,500) Goldfish and Duke provide ample evidence that plastic bags can keep food fresh. That\'s why this new polyethylene package is just something that is used to store meat, transport lemonade, and keep clothes moths Silver shine free-proof. These bags were originally produced for the meat packaging industry, but are now available to consumers in three convenient sizes. As we \'ve heard in this 1962 clip on the CBC Radio, modern housewives don\'t want to have no plastic bags.