CDC: Detergent pods 'an emerging public health hazard'

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Laundry pods may look yummy to kids
During just one month last summer, poison centers across the country received more than a thousand phone calls about detergent exposure.

Most were calls for children under six, and almost half involved those tiny dissolvable packets called pods.

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.