At the risk of attracting yet another batch of FDA-conspiracy-theory nutters, I'll say I'd never had olestra before, and I don't think I'll have it again after this. I'd always thought that the problem would only manifest itself if someone were to eat a LOT of it without any other food in their system, but I only had about 1/3 of a can of Pringles, and it was just a light snack around when I also had a decent meal for dinner. I also noticed a slick of oil in the water, which was when I first thought to even check that these chips had olestra in them to begin with...


Yesterday I decided to try out some fat-free potato chips. It was like a flavor explosion.
This morning I had an explosion of a different sort.
fluffy: In no way did that feel right.
So much for the theory that it's "perfectly safe."
This Product Contains Olestra. Olestra may cause abdominal cramping and loose stools. Olestra inhibits the absorption of some vitamins and other nutrients. Vitamins A, D, E and K have been added.
Este Producia Contiene Olestra. Olestra puede causar retorcijones abdominales y deposiciones flojas.