Saturday, 16 December, 2017

20-pound live lobster found in luggage at Boston airport

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Francis Olson | 28 June, 2017, 14:16

Passengers screened under the new process were asked to take all reading material and food out of their carry-on luggage and place them in a separate bin.

A traveler brought a large 20-pound live lobster onto a flight at Boston's Logan Airport Sunday - and it's totally legal, according to the agency. They're a common sight at New England airports, but this one was notable because of its weight.

Update: A spokesman for the TSA has shot down the rumor that the agency would require passengers to remove books, saying a private airport security company was experimenting with the procedure.

An image of the massive crustacean was shared by TSA official Michael McCarthy, who looks pretty impressed by the lobster's incredible size.

If you've never seen a terrifyingly large lobster before, well, now you have.

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However, oil production had not been affected because the company switched over to backup systems. Ukraine's Anton Gerashchenko, a lawmaker and advisor to the interior minister.

The TSA began screening for paper products at airport checkpoints in that state Missouri last month, reported The Daily Mail.

"TSA officers are skilled at screening all sorts of items in checked baggage.including this 20+ pound lobster at Boston Logan", McCarthy wrote on Twitter.

As far as the TSA is concerned, lobsters, bread machines and bowling balls can all fly.

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Live lobsters are allowed in checked luggage provided it is placed "in a clear, plastic, spill proof container", according to the Transportation Security Administration. "Just check with your airline first for packing guidelines".

In an interview on "Fox News Sunday" in May, Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, said it was likely that the program would be instituted nationwide.

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