Instant noodle soups have burned, scalded, and injured hundreds of children — often when the cups tip over. Studies have linked the tall, narrow cup designs to a higher risk of injury than short, wide bowls and tray designs.
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List of American Cup Noodle and Bowl Noodle Products
Cup noodle products include:
- Maruchan Instant Lunch
- Maruchan Beef Cup
- Nissin Cup Noodles
- Campbell’s Hearty Noodles
- Sapporo Ichiban Oriental Noodle Soup
- Tradition Instant Noodle Soup
- And more
Bowl noodle products include:
- Maruchan Yakisoba
- Maruchan Bowl
- Nissin Bowl Noodle
- Annie Chun’s Soup Bowl
- Nongshim Bowl Noodle
- And more
Tipping Hazard with Cup Noodles vs. Bowl Noodles
In 2006, researchers studied the tipping hazard of instant noodle cups vs. bowls and trays. They have found that cups with a tall, narrow design were most likely to tip over. The researchers concluded that “Simple redesigning of instant soup packaging with a wider base and shorter height… would reduce the frequency of soup burns.”
It has been many years since this study was published. Although experts have called for manufacturers to phase out the hazardous cup design, soup companies have ignored this research and continued to sell products that are extremely hazardous to children.
— Journal of Burn Care & Research
Child Burn Injury from Instant Noodle Soup
Every year, thousands of children suffer scalding burns from hot soup. Some doctors report several cases per week involving noodle soup burn injuries. These soups can be heated in a microwave to extremely hot temperatures. In some cases, children who are scalded by hot soup have required weeks of treatment in a hospital, skin grafts, surgery, and more.
Studies have found that “Noodle soup causes a significantly longer hospital stay than other types of soup” because the noodles stay hotter longer than watery soups and stick to a person’s skin.
Symptoms of a soup burn in children:
- First-degree burns: Red, swollen skin, some pain.
- Second-degree burns:: Bright-red, swollen, blistered, severe pain.
- Third-degree burns: Skin is white, leathery, dry, or waxy. No pain because the nerves are damaged.
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