You’ve heard how this will be the biggest travel holiday ever. Besides the extra traffic, at Tampa International Airport they have another challenge – certain foods some will try to bring into the United States. Specifically, the Tampa Bay Times reports they’re looking out for pork products right now because African swine fever is spreading. It doesn’t have any effect on us humans but it’s deadly for pigs when they’re infected. That’s a huge threat to the pork industry. If you try to bring pork into the country, you can be find up to $500. And you thought the baggage fees were out of control.
Cooked pigeons, blood sausage and other things that can bring unwanted pests into the US are among things that they’ve found lately at Tampa International Airport customs inspections.
Source: Tampa Bay Times