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Laundry pods may look yummy to kids
"They also look like toys," said Cheryl Stephenson, parent of a 2-year-old, "and you know that kids put toys in their mouths, especially at this age, so I would totally see where she might put that in her mouth."

"That's a scary," said Roger McConnell, father of a 3-year-old. "It just looks very similar to candy."

Sophia Petenakis from KVAL News talked to doctors, parents and kids for a story set to air on KVAL News at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7, 2012.