Just when you think these kind of stories are over, there comes this in today’s WSJ.com:

Procter & Gamble Co. PG -0.13% will add a double latch lid to containers of its new Tide Pods detergent following reports that some children have mistaken the colorful, gumball-sized packets for candy.

Poison centers have received nearly 320 calls this month about children eating detergent products like Tide Pods, and there likely were cases before officials started closely monitoring the issue, according to the American Association of Poison Control Centers.”

Amazing. Let the lawsuits begin…

Full story here:

http://professional.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304840904577426251502712674.html?mod=WSJ_hp_LEFTWhatsNewsCollection

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Posted by Carlos Alvarenga

Carlos Alvarenga is the Executive Director of World 50 ThinkLabs and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland's Smith School of Business.

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