"I kept thinking that if it leads to a full-blown asthma attack I could die.".
Beth Laybourn, 14, ate a pack of Doritos Roulette crisps which contains tortilla chips claimed to be 10 times hotter than a jalapeno pepper.
Danger: Doritos said the pack clearly warns the crisps are not for "young children" (Image: swns).
Poll loading, would you brave a packet of Doritos Roulette crisps?"The crisps contain extra hot chips and it has come to our attention that they can cause severe distress, particularly to those with sensitivities, allergies or breathing problems.".The crisps were launched in April and one in every handful is coated with a fiery flavouring which measures 78,000 units on the Scoville Heat Scale - a Scotch Bonnet pepper rates between 100,000 to 350,000.The other crisps in the packet are a much cooler tangy cheese flavour, making each bag like a game of Russian roulette for your tastebuds."The front of the pack states, Warning: Some of these chips are ultra spicy" and we also warn that Doritos Roulette are not recommended for young children.Hot stuff: Packets of Doritos Roulette crisps contain extra-spicy potato chips (Image: swns).I couldn't breathe properly and I really thought I was going to die.She suffered a severe asthma attack at school a week later and staff sent out the warning.500 votes SO FAR.Video Loading, video Unavailable, click to play Tap to play.
A description of the new product on the Doritos website adds "one chip in every handful is so spicy it may bring you to tears".
The snack carries a message on the packet which reads: "warning: Some of these chips are ultra spicy.".
Beth, who is asthmatic, was playing a Russian roulette-style game with her younger brother and a friend, taking it in turns to eat a crisp.We carried on going round and I started sweating and a moment later I felt my throat burning.I had four mugs of milk and my throat still wouldn't stop burning."I started retching and ran to the toilet and was sick.She told the Sun: "At first it wasn't that hot.A schoolgirl has told how she feared she was "going to die" after spicy Doritos crisps left her experiencing gambling games online in nj breathing problems.Her experience led George Pindar School in Scarborough to issue a warning to parents that the crisps could "cause severe distress".Warning: The school advised parents the crisps could cause "severe distress" (Image: swns).A Doritos spokesperson said: We warn people to expect a seriously spicy experience with Doritos Roulette and we make this clear on the pack and in our adverts.
In its July newsletter, under the heading "dangerous Doritos the school said: "Parents and carers, please be aware that the new Doritos Roulette crisps are not recommended for children.