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Ulen boy hospitalized after eating laundry detergent

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A 1-year-old Ulen, Minn., boy is being treated at Sanford Health in Fargo after swallowing a clothing detergent pod.


Alexander Rohde is in the hospital’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

In May of 2012, the American Association of Poison Control Centers first alerted the public about children 5 and younger becoming ill after exposure to single-load laundry packets sold by a variety of manufacturers.

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