A dangerous new internet challenge has teens filming themselves while they eat Tide laundry detergent pods.
The federal Consumer Product Safety Commission found that eight people died – six adults with dementia and two young children – from ingesting laundry pods.
In response to the dangerous online stunt, Tide detergent manufacturer Proctor and Gamble issued the following statement:
The internet challenge may have been created in response to a 2017 College Humor video “Don’t Eat the Laundry Pods,” published reports stated.
The following YouTube video shows people taking the laundry pod challenge.