What triggered 500 pounds of letter pasta and noodles to be dumped in the woods has been revealed.

Keith Rost of Old Bridge claims to have solved the enigma of the 500-pound pasta drop in a New Jersey brook. The culprit of this historic episode, according to Rost, was a war veteran who had been organizing up his late mother’s house.

Rost believes a big amount of pasta and alphabet noodles were dumped near Iresick Brook.

He speculates that the man’s mother may have accumulated these food items during the pandemic and sought to eliminate the excess.

In an interview with NBC New York, Rost shared his viewpoint: “I genuinely think he was simply trying to clear out his parent’s house, and they probably stocked up over the past few years.”

“They always kept a well-stocked pantry with pasta and canned goods,” my grandparents would add.

A resident of Old Bridge Township discovered weird mounds of spaghetti while walking in a nearby wooded area last month, causing the individual to explore this strange pollution in the area.

The resident first reported the litter to township officials before contacting neighborhood activist Nina Jochnowitz, who had previously run for city council in the sixth ward and was in charge of sharing the now-viral photographs online.

Although recent heavy rains in the area may have contributed to the appearance of cooked pasta, this issue is more than just a source of humorous value linked with Italian cuisine.

Aside from being wasteful, soggy spaghetti has the potential to harm the environment.

The resident initially confused the substance for hay, but upon closer inspection, they discovered a considerable amount of cooked spaghetti stacked high, according to Jochnowitz.

Jochnowitz emailed the township after making this discovery but has not received an answer. Taking matters into her own hands, she decided to go to the scene and take photos, which she later uploaded on her public Facebook page, making them available to everybody.

The significance of pasta in this context may be questioned. However, as Jochnowitz points out in The Philadelphia Inquirer, the pH of the pasta could affect the water stream.

Given that this creek runs into the town’s water supply, the region must be cleaned up.