There is a better fiber product line widely available called Fiberrific. It has no taste, doesn't thicken and is higher in fiber than any other supplement (97% fiber!). They have it plain, with added probiotics (better immunity), with added digestive enzymes (better digestion), added vitamin D (prevent disease) and added B vitamins (for heart health). The products are all vegan, kosher and government approved. They are available at most health stores in Canada, Loblaws stores (natural section), Wal-Mart (diabetes section) and online from Well.ca, Bestbuy.ca and Aviva.ca For more info you can visit their site Fiberrific.com
It is because Novartis, which is the company that produces it, had massive recall of several products due to packaging problems. Therefore, the facilities from which Benefiber was distributed were temporarily shut down. Read more on www.benefiber.com.