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Posted April 25, 2017

Soylent Powder Recalled Due to Allergen Risk

On April 24, 2017, Soylent issued a recall of 890 boxes (containing 7 x 15 oz pouches) of Soylent 1.8 Powder, because the product may contain undeclared milk.

People with an allergy to milk should not consume this product as it could cause a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction.

Recalled Soylent 1.8 Powder can be identified by the following:

  • SKU: 1WK-V10
  • Lot #: G7076PA
  • Expiration / Best Buy date: 02/2018

(ConsumerLab.com tested and reviewed another Soylent product, drinkable Soylent in its 2016 Review of Meal Replacement Powders & Shakes).

Promoted as a "plant-based and protein-rich" snack, the bars contain soy protein isolate, rolled oats, whole algal flour, maltodextrin, sucralose, and other ingredients, including a variety of vitamins and minerals. 

In 2015, environmental-health watchdog group As You Sow filed a notice of intent to bring legal action against Soylent after tests found Soylent powder to contain levels of lead and cadmium which exceed California's Prop 65 limits (products which exceed these limits are required to bear a warning on the product label).    

See ConsumerLab.com's Nutrition Bar Review for tests of related products.

See Related Warnings:

Soylent Recalls Bars As It Investigates Complaints of Gastrointestinal Issues

Soylent Meal Replacement Powder Reported to Contain Lead and Cadmium

Nutrisystem Bars Recalled Due to Listeria Risk

More Nutrition Bars Recalled Due to Listeria Risk

Clif Bars Recalled Due to Listeria Risk

Nutrition Bars Recalled Due to Allergen Risk

Nutrition Bars Recalled Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination

Nutrition Bars Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk

For more warnings and recalls, use the link below.