Meal Ready-To-Eat, commonly known as "MRE" is a high energy protein meal from Warfood Industries.
Meal Ready-To-Eat has a ten year shelf-life. The packaging resists extreme temperatures, from -30F to 350F and is waterproof. The meal inside does not need to be prepared and can be directly consumed. One pack is enough for one meal. It is high on vitamins and minerals, and has low amount of cholesterol.
Menu 17 is crab enchilada hash.
Richard B. Riddick found several packages stored in Mercenary Station P7 on an unnamed planet. After opening the package and smelling it, he however didn't want to eat it, and offered them to his domesticated jackal, who also refused to eat it and decided to urinate on it instead.