Anthrax in Tide: Is Tide Anthrax Mail Scare Real?
Is the Anthrax in Tide Rumor Story Real? In a word, no.
Rumors have been floating around the web that mail samples of Tide detergent have been laced with anthrax. The source of the Anthrax in Tide rumors remain unclear, but they don't seem to be stopping.
Is the Tide Anthrax Mail scare real?
No. There are no credible media reports of anthrax being found in Tide. That hasn't stopped people from sending anthrax in Tide warnings via Facebook, e-mail and text message. The Anthrax in Tide hoax has gained so much momentum that a Tide spokesperson was forced to issue a statement on the rumor.
“I work for the Tide brand, I can 100% confirm that the text message going around is not true. From time to time people do this kind of thing as a prank, unfortunately there is little we can do other than to share the fact that this is completely unfounded. If you are concerned or want further reassurance please contact our Consumer Relations team on: 1-800-879-8433″