The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) addresses carry-on fruits and vegetables and how to bring them onto the plane without being hassled at the check point. The thing is that this is not a rule that is mentioned on the TSA website or on placards in the TSA area. Here are my top 10 favorite snacks for anytime I travel. There is such a variety to choose from! Carry It On. Despite the strict rules on what you can and cannot carry through the TSA checkpoint, you won’t be hard-pressed to find TSA approved travel snacks to help curb your hunger. If you are not bringing solid food through the airport security line then chances are the TSA liquid rule will apply to your food. Becoming familiar with TSA's 3-1-1 rule for liquids is the important first step to knowing what type of food to bring on the plane. …It Is Handled Poorly. In oddly specific news, this cupcake in a jar was confiscated over the holidays in 2011 after TSA classified it as a liquid or gel, saying it violated the 3-1-1 rule. A gentleman brought a big salad and another a Mickey D's bag on my last flight this week.
TSA just searched my bag ONLY because the package of nuts I brought to snack on was suspicious. If you need a refresher for the TSA 3-1-1 rule then here it is: This does not seem to be in effect for PreCheck lines. Prepare fruits and vegetables for the security checkpoint.
Dried or baked fruit. But, if you are a TSA PreCheck passenger at major airports on airlines that fly out of gates without a dedicated TSA Pre line, you will still be required to take out your snack foods. 3-1-1 rule. Things start to get a little bit tricky when we start talking about non-solid food items. One even has a cup of Starbuck's and the flight crew didn't make them toss it, though they should have. 1. TSA Agents Are Going After Snacks More Than Ever and Travelers Are Not Happy (Video) this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.