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  • 07.28.16

Soylent founders come out as “pro GMO”

Soylent, the ready-to-drink meal replacement in a bottle, is made from genetically modified organisms or “GMOs.” That might turn off some potential buyers, notably Gwyneth Paltrow, who believe that GMOs are bad for their health and the environment. 

In a recent report, the founders of the company defended the decision, arguing that “consumer perception (of GMOs) lags behind scientific consensus.” Studies have found that the vast majority of scientists believe that GMOs are generally safe. CF