They’re a fixture of our suburban landscape. Big box stores with big boxes in the shopping carts. People swear by their Costco and Sam’s Club memberships, but they have to buy big in order to save big. So, what if you don’t want to buy in bulk, and are the big sizes a better deal anyway?
In the short time they’ve been on the market, sales of laundry-detergent pods have soared. But the Centers for Disease Control says some children may be mistaking these colorful chemicals for candy.
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.
A 53-year-old South St. Paul man has been charged with theft, after police say he stole thousands of dollars worth of detergent from a retailer.