Teens Are Risking Their Lives by Taking the 'Tide Pod Challenge'
5 days ago, 20:59
A troubling trend involving Tide-brand laundry pods is sweeping social media. Teens are reportedly posting videos of themselves popping the pods in their mouths in order to participate in the "Tide Pod Challenge." Given that the pods are made with ethanol, hydrogen peroxide, and polymers, the fad is troubling and toxic. Dr. Alfred Aleguas Jr., managing director of the Florida Poison Information Center in Tampa, tells USA Today that ingesting the chemicals in the pods coudl lead to a "life-t ...
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