State lawmakers implore Tide to make less tasty-looking detergent pods

Bottles of Tide laundry detergent at a store in New Orleans Oct. 6 2017

In the first release, the association noted that poison control centers have dealt with more than 50,000 calls related to laundry pod consumption, but that the majority have been for children age 5 and under.

The letter and legislation comes amid a flurry of incidents stemming from viral internet videos dubbed the "Tide Pod Challenge," in which people are encouraged to bite into Tide Pods.

Not everyone in the New York State Assembly is on board.

"You don't need them to look like gummy bears in order for consumers to use them", Holyman said.

"It makes no sense to me that with almost 30 incidents a day, manufacturers still haven't made these products safe".

State Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat, and Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas, a Queens Democrat, unveiled their proposal Tuesday, noting several deaths around the country tied to the Tide Pods challenge.

Proctor and Gamble, Tide's parent company, launched an effort to warn people of the dangers of ingesting Tide Pods.

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"However, even the most stringent standards and protocols, labels and warnings can't prevent intentional abuse fueled by poor judgment and the desire for popularity".

"Let's all take a moment to talk with the young people in our lives and let them know that their life and health matter more than clicks, views and likes".

"They are so alluring", said Hoylman.

The legislators say that teenagers are not the only ones eating the Tide Pods.

The controversial 'Tide Pod Challenge' has lawmakers in NY taking action.

"While our legislation would only protect New Yorkers, we urge Procter & Gamble and all manufacturers of colorful detergent pods to offer the same protections to the nation and immediately commit to the precautions set forth in our legislation", the lawmakers said in their letter.

"And the people behind this legislation should know that it's not the manufacturers who are to blame when people make stupid decisions with their products".

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