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Soylent bars recalled amid gastrointestinal mayhem

Soylent bars recalled amid gastrointestinal mayhem / Boing Boing Soylent, makers of ironic yet humorless meal-replacement slime and snack bars, are asking its consumption nodes to “discard any remaining bars in their possession” after a number of them reported “gastrointestinal issues” after eating Soylent Bars. We take these complaints extremely seriously as we have no greater priority than the quality and safety of our …

Soylent founder’s abandoned “eco-living experiment” could land him in jail

Soylent’s Rob Rhinehart is facing criminal charges and fines up to $4,000 for allegedly refusing to remove a shipping container he placed on top of a hill behind his home in the Montecito Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. The head of the meal replacement startup weirdly named after a movie where they ground up and served people in drink form was charged with unpermitted construction, grading and zoning …