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Canada Just Banned Soylent

After ruling that Soylent does not meet the requirements of a "meal replacement," the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has blocked all shipments into the country.
Phoebe Hurst
10.25.17
food waste

This Startup Turns Beer Waste into Fancy Vegan Smoothies

Wasting beer is not cool—but maybe beer waste is.
Becky Hughes
8.22.17
food safety

No One's Sure Why Soylent's Food Bars Are Making People Puke

People on Reddit and Soylent’s message board have been complaining of some unintended side effects from eating Soylent Food Bars—namely, nausea, horrific diarrhea, and intense vomiting.
Wyatt Marshall
10.16.16
future of food

It's 2016, So Where Are All the Meal-Replacement Pills Already?

As far back as the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893, people were speculating and writing about the inevitable arrival, one day, of a food pill that would replace conventional meals.
Alex Swerdloff
10.7.16
Design

Ryder Ripps Designs Soylent Food Bars | Insta of the Week

Is black text on a white background enough to sustain you?
Beckett Mufson
8.19.16
Technology

I Ate at the World’s First 3-D Printed Food Restaurant

At the recently opened FoodInk pop-up in London, the furniture, utensils, and food are all 3-D-printed. But are puréed ingredients extruded through a syringe really the future of cooking?
Daisy Meager
7.27.16
Art

It’s Art: Refrigerators Full of Soylent

Famished at Frieze? Nourish yourself with a refreshing bottle of meal-replacement drink.
Alyssa Buffenstein
5.5.16
The VICE Guide to Finance

I Tried to Save Money and Eat Healthy and It Nearly Ruined My Life

I ate homemade gruel and "nutritionally complete" meal replacement snacks for a week. I was completely destroyed by the end of it.
Allie Conti
12.15.15
Stuff

The Former Drug Dealer Who Came Up with Europe’s Answer to Soylent Is Doing Just Fine

Joey van Koningsbruggen now has his own warehouse and seven full-time employees.
Abel van Gijlswijk
11.5.14
Food

One of Our Writers Went on an All-Alcohol Diet for a Week

An all-alcohol diet that satisfies all of your daily nutritional needs is possible, but it's not fun to do and will make you shit blood. You won't even lose weight.
Dave Schilling
7.24.14
Food

This Former Drug Dealer Came Up with Europe's Answer to Soylent

It's called Joylent and is really very similar to the original food replacement shake.
Abel van Gijlswijk
7.3.14
Tech

Life After Food

Soylent is a sci-fi-inspired nutrient shake, and for an entire month it was the only thing I ate.
VICE Staff
11.13.13
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