If you think you’re too busy to eat, maybe order Seamless to your desk instead of "eating" Soylent as your meal-on-the-go.
At first, the food (and intestinal) disrupting tech company denied any responsibility for customer dissatisfaction — which has expressed itself in the form of diarrhea and vomiting. Soylent representatives told Eater they’d received complaints about “less than .03 percent of the number of bars we have sold,” suggesting that “a certain subpopulation of individuals may have an allergy, intolerance or sensitivity to ingredients such as soy and/or sucralose.” Essentially:it's not us, it's you.
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But now they’ve had a change of heart. In a blog post yesterday, Soylent wrote that while they investigate the issue, they are halting all shipments and advise customers to “discard any remaining bars in their possession.” They are also offering refunds. On Soylent’s website, the food bars are currently unavailable.
It’s unclear what the culprit is, but in the meantime, might we take a page from the Paleo book: just eat real food.