It would have been a challenge on TikTok, the so-called One Chip Challengeto lead a 14-year-old Massachusetts boy to his death. Harris Wolobaha sophomore at Doherty Memorial High School in Worcester, ate an extremely spicy potato chip and immediately complained of stomach aches, as explained by his mother Lois alla NBC 10 Boston.
There One Chip Challengea challenge that has gone viral on social media, consists of hold on as long as possible after having swallowed the potato chip, before taking any other food or drink for relief. The manufacturing company Paqui, on its website, indicates that those chips are only suitable for adults and that eating them could have adverse effects on health. And he suggests calling your doctor if you do difficulty breathing, fainting or prolonged nausea. “After touching the potato chip, wash your hands with soap and do not touch your eyes or other sensitive areas.” The chip, available from August 9 on Amazon, contains in fact Carolina Reaper Pepper And Naga Viper Pepperthe first and second hottest pepper varieties in the world.
Harris fell ill at school and was taken home and started to feel better, but later, as he was about to leave for basketball practice, he passed out, according to his mother. The boy was rushed to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead. The cause of death has not yet been confirmed: Autopsy results are awaited. But, according to the first findings, the consumption of the super spicy potato chip would have caused the boy’s death.
A potato chip challenge Caroline Reaper had involved, last February, too Alessandro Cattelan and Fedez at the late night show Cattelan is here tonight. The experience had been “traumatic” according to the singer, who had been so ill that he feared having to end up in hospital. Cattelan had also signaled: “I have a problem: if I breathe it hurts”, warning: “Never, ever give it to someone unaware as a joke”.
Source: Vanity Fair
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