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People Keep Joking About Eating Tide Pods And Now The Government Has Weighed In

What is wrong with you people?

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Hello. As you may already be aware, people have been talking a lot about eating Tide Pods lately.

No one can get enough of those big juicy laundry gummies.

tide pods -satisfying gush -amazing mouth feel -pretty colors -delicious smell

Some people have just gone for it and tasted the forbidden fruit.

Y’all ever just get the urge to eat a tide pod?

This is in spite of Tide begging people not to consume their pods.

What should Tide PODs be used for? DOING LAUNDRY. Nothing else. Eating a Tide POD is a BAD IDEA, and we asked our… https://t.co/X0QqVnvJCX

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Well, now the US Consumer Product Safety Commission is actually having to warn people not to eat Tide Pods.

Please don't eat laundry pods. Learn more ways to #preventpoison https://t.co/jjJGA8N1H4

"A meme should not become a family tragedy. Don't eat poison," the federal agency warned on Twitter late Friday.

A lot of people really cannot believe this needs to be said.

WHAT EVEN IS THIS TIMELINE ANY MORE https://t.co/59M1SmenMx

I quit humanity. I’m going to become a tree. https://t.co/lzyUpH6DxU

But some think the feds need to mind their own damn beeswax.

Hey government, how about you stay out of my business https://t.co/2Qu12dY4nZ

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DON'T TELL ME WHAT DO https://t.co/WFwpz4Uv5d

Keep your government hands off my Tide Pods!!!!!

Fuck cops, eat tide pods https://t.co/nvRSrOJIVV

everyone does self-care differently let's not kinkshame https://t.co/DfifsegjLM

Julia Reinstein is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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