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It's Time to Chuck Those Soylent Bars

Company still not sure what's making people sick

(Newser) - Soylent started out by suggesting all those people violently ill after eating their meal replacement bars were just sensitive . Not so anymore. The company is asking customers to throw out all of its Food Bars while it halts sales and shipments of the product, reports Gizmodo . However, Soylent—which is... More »

Soylent Food Bars Making People Violently, Mysteriously Sick

Company is investigating, suspects some consumers have food sensitivity

(Newser) - Soylent offers food replacement drinks and snack bars , but you may want to stay away from the bars for now. As Ars Technica reports, some people are becoming ill after eating them, leaving Rosa Labs on the defensive. "We have retrieved remaining bars from our consumers and have personally... More »

Soylent CEO Charged Over 'Experimental Living Facility'

Rob Rhinehart's shipping container is hauled off an LA hilltop

(Newser) - The man behind the liquid food substitute called Soylent is in trouble with the law over a shipping container he put up on a hilltop overlooking Los Angeles, the Guardian reports. Last week, prosecutors in Montecito Heights charged Rob Rhinehart, 27, with unpermitted construction and other violations in connection with... More »

Soylent Too 'Joyless' to Revolutionize Food

Farhad Manjoo not a fan, though the dietary drink has its supporters

(Newser) - The makers of Soylent say their product takes the stress out of trying to eat well by simplifying the process: Just drink the stuff, get all the nutrients you need, and skip actual food entirely. Farhad Manjoo of the New York Times gave it a shot but found it to... More »

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