My theory, and the reasoning behind the following experiment, is that canned goods are canned goods, no matter what external elements are involved ( provided the seal isn't broken, which it wasn't. If it had been, the deal would have been off )
I also want to note that I didn't do this out of desperation, or anything of the sort. It was done simply to prove a point. Now that that is out of the way, on to the experiment. ( Conducted in the evening of November the 10th, in case you're curious )
Dented, Discolored, Rusty
Ain't that dent pretty?
Not quite as discolored from this side
Only slightly demented, I swear
Yup, still looks like stew. Chunky Stew at that.
Kitty go in the pot!
Looking even more like Chunky Stew.
Even poured myself a glass to wash it down.
Still looking perfectly damned edible
NOM NOM NOM!
The proof is in the pudding
So, in the end... it didn't kill me, I suffered no ill effects whatsoever. I have proven my point. Due to the preservatives involved, and provided the seal isn't broken, a can of food is simply a can of food.