Twenty-seven calls to poison center on soap pods
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A poison control center that takes calls from Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota says it's gotten a handful of distress calls over children swallowing a new kind of laundry detergent packet.
Kirk Hughes, the education director for Hennepin Regional Poison Control Center in Minneapolis, says the center has gotten 27 calls since March about the small soap pods. The brightly colored packets may lead some children to think they are candy.
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