Laundry pods

PLEASE DON’T EAT THE LAUNDRY PODS: THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN POISONED

 

 

By Leon Thompson

April 27, 2016 (Washington D.C.) – According to a new study in the journal Pediatrics, 17,230 children under the age of 6 have been accidentally poisoned by ingesting laundry detergent pods in a one year period from 2013 to 2014. In all, 769 children were hospitalized, 30 went into a coma and two died.  The latest victim is a 7-month-old baby boy in Florida, who died.

WARNING TO PARENTS: LAUNDRY PODS HAVE POISONED THOUSANDS OF KIDS

 

By Miriam Raftery

November 8, 2014 (San Diego’s East County) – Laundry pods are colorful packets of liquid detergent intended to offer convenient use in washing machines.  But to kids, they look like candy or juice.