News Doctors Warn of Health Concerns Related to Laundry Pod Challenge SHARE ON: Mackenzie Read, staff Thursday, Jan. 18th, 2018 Photo Credit: Mackenzie Read A recent internet trend is sparking concern with local doctors. Videos and memes are circulating social media around a laundry pod eating challenge. The Emergency Department at the Timmins and District Hospital is advising that you don’t take part in this challenge. Dr. Sonel Zilka says eating laundry detergent, especially concentrated pods, can be very harmful to your body. //www.mytimminsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/tide-pods-1.mp3 Zilka says this is not something that should not be done by anybody. //www.mytimminsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/tide-pods-2.mp3 There have been no cases related to this reported at the hospital at this moment.