Risky new craze has rebellious youth eating laundry detergent

Risky new craze has rebellious youth eating laundry detergent

It's the latest social media challenge that comes with some risky risks: people recording themselves eating Tide laundry pods after social media memes compared the cleaning product to food.

He says: "I didn't think you could eat them but they look so tasty", before putting the detergent pod into his mouth.

So, they've come up with a detergent deterrent to get ahead of the narrative, and show that, hey, they've done all they can to warn people that you shouldn't eat Tide Pods, no matter how amusing the premise of digging in on a bag of laundry detergent seems to be.

It's like the ice bucket challenge except even more fucking stupid, and instead of raising awareness for a cause you are literally eating laundry detergent.

Laundry Detergent Packets - American Association of Poison Control Centers

A new fad sweeping social media called the "tide pod challenge" could send your child from the laundry room to the hospital.

Regarding the challenge, Procter and Gamble issued the statement: "Our laundry packs are a highly concentrated detergent meant to clean clothes and they're used safely in millions of households every day".

DO NOT try to eat them yourself. They should be only used to clean clothes and kept up, closed and away from children.

According to US Poison Control, the negative effects of biting into laundry pods include "coughing, choking, trouble breathing, coma, and possibly death". Gronk plays up a persona where he's a partying buffoon but he knows not to poison yourself by eating detergent so he filmed a PSA for Tide and posted it on their social media channels.


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