Soylent meal replacement drink embraces GMOs

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Soylent drink by Dan Leveille Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0

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“PRO GMO”. In Hollywood, that’s attention-getting advertising. It’s common to see messages criticizing genetically modified organisms or Monsanto in Los Angeles.

Walking into many grocery stores in Greater Los Angeles, or on-campus in the free speech zone of my school, Los Angeles City College, results in being aggressively solicited by Greenpeace chuggers to join their anti-GMO cause. Colleagues and friends have attempted to shame me for eating certain foods because they contain GMOs.

Soylent is liquid or powder meal replacement. It’s meant to give people the option to have the proper nutrients and calories without spending a lot of time preparing meals. It doesn’t appeal to everyone.

When Soylent 2.0 was being launched, some alt-medders were upset to find out it contained genetically modified organisms. Instead of changing the formula or apologizing, Soylent explained GMOs on their website and they are now embracing it in their ads.

However you feel about replacing all or some of your meals with a drink, I think it’s great that they aren’t caving into the nonsense of GMO fears. Perhaps the Soylent team realizes that we aren’t all into pseudoscience and they might be able to educate some people in the process.

 

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