Stock up now. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption itoggle caption Scott Olson/Getty Images The Two-Way No More Twinkies? Hostess Brands Is Shutting Down November 16, 2012 Already in bankruptcy protection, the company has also been dealing with a nationwide strike. It says it can't go on. So 18,500 jobs are being eliminated. And some iconic taste treats may soon be scarce.