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Soylent meal replacement gets UK launch

Soylent meal replacement gets UK launch

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Meal replacement drink Soylent will launch in the UK on Thursday with a different formula to its US equivalent.The firm has replaced seven ingredients and adjusted the mineral and vitamin content to comply with British regulations.Soylent was withdrawn from Canada in 2017 after reports that some people felt sick after drinking it.The firm said it was working with Canadian authorities to reinstate it.The Silicon Valley start-up became the largest crowd-funded food project when it launched in the US in 2013.It was marketed at busy professionals and the company originally suggested the product could replace meals regularly. It is named after a fictional artificial food called soylent that was featured in the 1966 sci-fi novel "Make Room! Make Room!".In the 1...