Tag: laundry detergent

Procter & Gamble plans further price hikes for Tide and other products

Procter and Gamble Co. Pampers brand baby diapers are laid out for a photo taken in Hastings on Hudson, New York, U.S., Saturday, October 17, 2020. Tiffany Hagler Gear | Bloomberg | Getty Images Procter & Gamble is raising prices on more of its portfolio to protect its profit margins as raw material and freight […]

Procter & Gamble says prices for Tide laundry products and personal care items will soon rise

The cost of laundry detergent will rise, according to Procter & Gamble Co., which announced additional price increases Wednesday along with its fiscal second-quarter results. “In mid-December, we announced to retailers that effective February 28, we are increasing prices on the rest of our Fabric Care portfolio, which includes Tide, Gain, Downy, Bounce and Unstopables […]

Tide will design the first laundry detergent for space and begin stain removal testing on the International Space Station in 2022

CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tide® signed a Space Act agreement with NASA to assist in the development of laundry detergent solutions and technology development in space. Under the agreement, NASA can test and study Tide cleaning solutions in space. The study could have potential implications for the planet, such as innovative solutions to resource and environmental challenges on […]

You Need Tide Pods Anyway, And Amazon Blows Them In A One Day Sale Today

If you purchase an independently rated product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. Unfortunately, there will never come a time when you can stop doing laundry. This means that there will never come a time when you can stop buying laundry. Even if you’re fully stocked right […]

Do children always eat Tide capsules?

“The current voluntary standard, public awareness campaigns, and product and packaging changes to date are good first steps, but the numbers are still unacceptably high,” lead study author Gary Smith, director of Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, told Reuters. “We can do better.” RELATED: Number of Georgian […]

Tidal pods are still a hazard to children and even some adults

“The current voluntary standard, public awareness campaigns and product and packaging changes to date are good first steps, but the numbers are still too high,” said the study’s lead author, Gary Smith, director of the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s. Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, told Reuters. “We can do better. To […]

The new viral teen video challenge has arrived

Teens eat banana peels, candy wrappers and more in a new viral competition dubbed the ‘Shell Challenge’. Much like the “Tide Pod challenge,” where teens filmed themselves eating pods of laundry detergent, the shell of the challenge is primarily a Snapchat video craze. While not as dangerous as ingesting laundry detergent, this new challenge is […]

You need laundry detergent anyway, so why not grab the Tide pods now when they’re at a reduced price?

If you purchase an independently rated product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. There are no “ifs” when it comes to buying laundry detergent, only “when”. You will always need more because you will never stop doing laundry, so why not order more. Why now? Because Amazon […]

Why do people eat tide pods?

Photo: Samokhin Roman/Getty Images/iStockphoto All over the world, millennials are stopping to ask, in the manner of J. Alfred Prufrock: “Do I dare eat a Tide Pod?” As any adult with a half-functioning brain will tell you, the answer is no. Guess I should put this at the top: Under no circumstances eat the Tide […]

Tide Pod Challenge shouldn’t get politicians trying to outlaw stupidity

If modern America were to erect a statue in honor of a historical figure who most expresses the current zeitgeist, it couldn’t do better than Lothrop Withington, Jr. In 1939, the Harvard freshman bragged to his friends that he once swallowed a live fish. They bet him $10 that he couldn’t do it again, a […]

Lawmakers want to make Tide Pods less appetizing

ALBANY, NY – New York lawmakers want to require the companies behind detergent sachets like Tide Pods to individually wrap each sachet and change the colorful designs so that they are less appealing to children. The bill comes as children and teens grow concerned that children and teens are eating the packets, sometimes posting the […]

Tide Pods confiscated from students at Steamboat School

Tide podsCourtesy STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – Officials with the Steamboat Springs School District announced Tuesday that teachers at Strawberry Park Elementary School have confiscated pods of Tide laundry detergent from some students at the school. The Tide Pods recently made headlines after many children and teens chose to participate in the “Tide Pod Challenge,” in which […]

Make Tide Pods less appetizing? New York lawmakers want a design change for colorful packages

New York lawmakers and consumer groups want a bill that would make detergent packages safer. Joseph Spector, Albany Office ALBANY – New York lawmakers want to add detergent pouches such as Tide pods to other hazardous household products by requiring child-resistant packaging and clear labels as people eat the colorful pouches. The bill comes amid […]

The Dangerous Tide Pod challenge continues to spread

STAMFORD – Do you have an appetite for Tide Pods? In the first half of January alone, the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) reported 39 cases of teens being exposed to detergent packets. Why? The Tide Pod Challenge has taken the teenage world by storm. What started as a meme about wanting to […]

‘Tidal pod challenge’ draws attention to home poisoning risks

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pennsylvania — Following recent media and social media hype about the so-called “Tide pod challenge,” an expert from Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences is reminding people of the dangers of similar products in the housework. The “Tide pod challenge” is a phenomenon in which teenagers and young adults dare to place often […]

A look at what happens to your body on Tide capsules – The Simmons Voice

If you swallow the contents of the Tide Pod, it travels down your throat to your esophagus, corroding tissue along the way. The moment it reaches your stomach, your body will reject it and then trigger a vomiting response. In some cases, it is impossible to eat and swallow food due to damage to the […]

Teenager Gets Stomach Ache and Almost Dies After Eating Three “Tide Pods”

You don’t need me to tell you that the Tide Pod Challenge is completely ridiculous. I mean, there’s a bunch of experts and doctors out there who are all ready to tell you it’s dangerous and stupid, but I don’t think you need it either. We’re better than that, aren’t we? Anyway, in case you’re […]

Why Teens Eat Tide Pods

follow me on twitter @drClaire It’s been in the news lately: teens are eating Tide detergent pods, despite the fact that consuming them can be deadly. They film themselves doing it; it’s the “Tide Pod Challenge”. It’s not like they didn’t know it could be dangerous. Besides the fact that it’s common knowledge that detergent […]

CHECK: Are Tide PODS Discontinued?

This verification report examines a tweet that appears to be from Tide’s Twitter account and claims that PODS will be halted in February due to the PODS challenge. According to the American Association of Poison Control Centers, more than 10,000 children under the age of five have been exposed to sachets of laundry detergent. It’s […]

Don’t expect package design to change: NPR

Tide detergent pods, from Procter & Gamble, are seen in a Safeway store in Wheaton, Maryland, in 2015. The rate of poisonings in the so-called Tide Pods Challenge continues to grow. Gary Cameron/Reuters hide caption toggle caption Gary Cameron/Reuters Tide detergent pods, from Procter & Gamble, are seen in a Safeway store in Wheaton, Maryland, […]

Teens Still Eat Tide Capsules, But Don’t Expect a Product Overhaul

If you’ve never seen it, a Tide Pod looks like a small, rounded, white package with two separate swirls of blue and orange liquid. To be clear, a Tide Pod is a highly concentrated laundry detergent in a single packet, meant to dissolve in water and clean a single load of laundry. But these days, […]

2 in SC get sick from eating detergent in Tide Pod Challenge

Two SC residents intentionally ate pods of liquid laundry detergent over the past month as part of an internet craze that has swept the country. If you haven’t heard of the Tide Pod Challenge, you’re probably shocked that someone is doing such a thing on purpose. If so, you might be relieved the number isn’t […]

Why Do Teens Eat Tide Capsules? An 18th-century prison design could explain it

A version of this article originally appeared on The Conversation. Read the original article. An interesting and somewhat bizarre trend has recently appeared on the internet. The “Tide Pod Challenge” simply involves filming yourself biting down on a Tide Pod, a laundry detergent capsule, which some say looks like candy. Like many things on the […]

Kids Got Sick From Eating Detergent Long Before The Tide Pod Challenge

There was the bucket challenge, the cinnamon challenge, and the dummy challenge. For weeks now, thanks to a Twitter prank gone wrong, we’ve also seen the “Tide Pod Challenge”, in which teenagers on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook try to eat a packet of highly concentrated laundry detergent – and film it. “How angry am I? […]

blaming stupid millennials is the easy way out

An interesting and somewhat bizarre trend has recently appeared on the Internet. The “Tide Pod Challenge” is simply to film yourself biting down on a Tide Pod; a capsule of laundry detergent, which some say looks like candy. Like many things on the internet, the origins of the challenge are murky and unclear. Some date […]

Poison control group issues ‘high alert’ after spike in teens eating Tide Pods

The American Association of Poison Control Centers has issued a “high alert” in response to a sharp increase in the number of teenagers consuming Tide laundry detergent pods. In the first two weeks of 2018, poison control centers reported 39 cases of intentional exposure, rising to 47 in the third week, according to a statement […]

Tide Pod Challenge injuries are rare in New Jersey, but state experts are concerned

Some internet trends, such as the Ice Bucket Challenge, do good by raising money for disease research. Others are trivial, like the Mannequin Challenge, in which everyone freezes in place for a video. Others, however, can do tremendous harm. Such a trend emerged this month with the Tide Pod Challenge. The so-called challenge involves making […]

Dangers of Eating Tide Pod

Getty Images If you haven’t heard, teens eat laundry detergent (though they’re old enough to know more) to participate in the Tide Pod Challenge, a viral social media stunt in which you put a lye coated capsulewhich looks like a gummy candy, in your mouth and record your reaction as the pod dissolves. In the […]

P&G CEO says company working to stop ‘Tide pod challenge’

Procter & Gamble says it’s working to stop the “Tide Pod Challenge,” a social media-fueled trend in which teens eat single-load packets of laundry detergent. The American Association of Poison Control Centers warned last week that it had seen an increase in the number of teenagers eating the detergent pods, which it says can cause […]

Yes, people do eat tide capsules. No, it is not sure.

It seems every few weeks another challenge takes social media by storm. Some, like the “Ice Bucket Challenge”, promote a cause. Others, like the craze for flipping bottles, are benign. But there are also those fads that are misinformed or, worse, dangerous. The most recent, the “Tide pod challenge”, belongs to this category. It involves […]

What are tidal pods and why do people eat them?

We are investigating this wave of stupidity. UPDATE: We regret to inform you that the Tide Capsules now come in the form of a purse. If you need to know why you shouldn’t be eating laundry detergent, read on … What is a Tide Pod? Why is the US government telling young people to stop […]

What eating Tide Pods does to your body

We can’t believe we have to say this, but you really shouldn’t eat Tide Pods. Not because of a challenge, and certainly not because they look delicious for any reason. They are not. They are bad for you. They are poisons. In fact, CNN reports that poison control calls about the consumption of laundry detergent […]

YouTube pulls videos from the Tide Pod Challenge – TechCrunch

People who do stupid things on the Internet are not news. Namely: The Tide Pod Challenge, in which YouTubers filmed themselves eating — or, we really hope, pretending to eat — laundry detergent pods. Why? Uh, because they are brightly colored?? We guess??????? Obviously, that’s the level of Darwin Awards silliness – given that the […]

No local report of “Tide pod challenge” | News

While the ice bucket challenge, cinnamon challenge, and other online modes may have faded in recent years, a new internet-inspired “challenge” has given local hospitals and emergency rooms reasons to worry. Dubbed the “Tide Pod Challenge”, the challenge involves participants – mostly teenagers and young adults – filming themselves putting Tide pods in their mouths, […]

Tide pod challenge videos deleted by YouTube

The risk of death isn’t enough to stop teens from eating packets of laundry detergent, so social media steps in. Teenagers are said to have taken part in the so-called ‘Tide Pod Challenge’, which involves recording themselves biting into washing machine pods and then uploading the videos online to go viral. Medical experts have warned […]

The “Tide Pod Challenge” highlights the danger of colored laundry packets

An incredibly stupid and extremely dangerous challenge has gone viral on social media. It’s the “Tide Pod Challenge”: Bite into the small, colorful – and potentially toxic – packets of liquid laundry detergent until they burst in your mouth. Kids, teens and young adults are posting videos of themselves doing the challenge – with the […]

What’s the Tide Pod Challenge, is eating Tide Pods dangerous, and where does the meme come from?

THE Tide Pod Challenge became the newest and most dangerous internet challenge to emerge in 2018. Doctors urged teens not to participate in the dangerous craze inspired by memes. What exactly are Tide Pods and how dangerous are they to your health? 1 Doctors and parents are trying to raise awareness of the dangerous nature […]

Why the internet craze, the ‘Tide pod challenge’ is dangerous, potentially deadly

The challenge of laundry detergent pods can lead to the ingestion of toxic chemicals. BySarang Koushik MD January 16, 2018, 7:12 p.m. • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article — — Spring cleaning may be months away, but laundry detergent is making headlines this week as a dangerous stunt called ‘Tide […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Eating Tide Pods and Other Forms of Laundry Detergent | This is the loop

Yes, we know. Look, we’re all accepting that each new generation of teenagers comes up with new, inventive ways to be silly to get attention, and we’ve given them unlimited access to a global attention device and told them that their esteem of self depends on the likes of equally stupid peers. . But even […]

Local Parents and Teens Respond to ‘Tide Pods Challenge’

YORK TOWNSHIP, YORK COUNTY, PA – You’ve probably seen it circulating the internet. It’s called the ‘Tide Pods Challenge’, where teens challenge each other. YORK TOWNSHIP, YORK COUNTY, PA – You’ve probably seen it circulating the internet. It’s called the “Tide Pods Challenge,” where teens challenge each other to eat laundry detergent pods and it […]

Back To Top