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Supplement maker decides it is time to reformulate

Coming after problems surfaced with its snack bars, supplement maker Soylent Friday announced a halt to sales of its formula 1.6 Soylent Powder saying the meal replacement substance need to be reformulated to remove suspect ingredients that are common to both products. Soylent snack bars were subjected to a recall after some consumers began reporting… Continue Reading

Beach Beat: It’s not people, it’s algal flour and soy protein


When the recall alert for Soylent brand “Food Bars” hit my email a couple of days ago I would have thought it was a colleague pulling my leg but for the standard coding and language from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. The thought of the name Soylent applied to an “engineered food” designed to “expand… Continue Reading

Soylent bars recalled after dozens of unconfirmed illnesses

With dozens of consumers complaining online about classic food poisoning symptoms after eating Soylent Food Bars, Canadian officials announced a recall of the meal replacement product late today. Rosa Foods Inc. of Los Angeles just started marketing the Soylent brand nutrition supplement bars in August, with the first shipments going to consumers via Internet sales… Continue Reading