Olestra was proven to cause abdominal cramps, diarrhoea, fecal incontinence and other gastrointestinal problems in some customers. Olestra may cause abdominal cramping and loose stools. Olestra inhibits the absorption of some vitamins and other nutrients.
Not even Jack Benny or Bill Cosby could save this edible abomination. In the early s, the folks at Jell-O made a somewhat misguided attempt to appeal to a more vegetable-loving consumer base by introducing four new flavors that moved beyond whipped cream-topped desserts and fruity congealed side dishes: Seasoned Tomato, Mixed Vegetable, Italian Salad and, perhaps the most gag-inducing, Celery. Can you imagine?
They were first introduced inand were marketed using the Lay'sRufflesDoritosand Tostitos brands. As Olestra caused "abdominal cramping, diarrheafecal incontinence ["anal leakage"], and other gastrointestinal symptoms" in some customers,  warnings were required to be included on the packaging, with the WOW bag bearing a warning that read, "This Product Contains Olestra. Olestra may cause abdominal cramping and loose stools.
Printers Row Publishing Group. In the s, the dream of a fat-free potato chip became a reality…along with some very gross side effects. They played around with sucrose molecules, manipulating them into different configurations in hopes that they would be more efficiently absorbed by the digestive tract. When used as a food additive, it replicates both the delicious taste and satisfying mouthfeel of fat.
Anal leakage is no joke. Anal leakage is alive and well and running rampant throughout the US and the rest of the industrialized world as well. If you shove potato chips into your mouth non-stop the odds are your butt will leak eventually.
I was attending college in the late s when the company Frito-Lay came up with a brilliant idea! On the package there was a warning:. Olestra may cause abdominal cramping and loose stools.
Companies are always trying to develop low fat and low-calorie alternatives. InFrito-Lay introduced the Wow! The Wow!