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-- -- -- Meanwhile passengers stopped at the gate after the TSA confiscated something from her carry on saying it was a safety risk.
No it was not a firearm or knife it was a cupcake.
-- joining us now is that passenger Rebecca news Rebecca nice to see -- this morning.
Good morning thanks for having me aren't so walk us through this you were and let's be clear that cakes and pies are allowed on in carry on luggage on flights but what happened as you were going through the security checkpoint.
Well -- agent looked in my lunch bag and noticed that there is a cupcake I think that there was a metal rate on the charge that night -- caught the attention of the metal detector.
And when that -- agents saw this cupcake she turned her supervisor in fact I'm sure what to do offense and he responded oh gosh I'm not sure either it's getting harder and harder with the holidays when she came back to admit that I thought -- give it back to me but instead they confiscated it.
Fascinating that you -- heading back so don't tell crossed -- From that day gives you hadn't had any problem with the cupcake going out we should mention -- -- -- packed to the cupcake along with a couple -- its sandwiches.
You're gonna have a LA over and you wanted to eat.
Watch now the homeless.
Made it through.
So -- play safe.
Definitely very logical that they know what do you make of this when they took your cupcake.
-- -- -- Agency said it's cool just a cupcake had a label on the chart you can feed ingredient for it -- -- really cute package from the bakery.
But he said that it was -- gel like substance.
Because it was conforming to the shape of its container.
No -- -- with a lot of tagged.
-- I'm really had a checklist and it had -- -- and they just running down some of the items that they think could be potentially hazardous of course that that company that the bakery wicked good cupcakes up and go -- that Massachusetts has now named that -- -- national security velvet cake.
-- -- do you think though that this is a broader issue with TSA because you've had some issues with them before do you think that this is.
A broader example of some of our civil civil liberties of slipping away here.
I really truly -- -- I think this is the cupcake that broke the camel's back because it's fun I've been getting from people nation why is that.
They had concerns for years.
With the TSA just regularly depriving travelers of their personal property that the TSA career -- is not dangerous.
So why are we taking great things that aren't dangerous that's not securities backed security theater so we can -- and cupcakes in the past it has now sent to you want one of the first.
National security velvet cupcakes because you never got to eat your opposite cupcake and I -- you have -- there.
And and -- yes she could you can show to us that does look dangerous.
Manager at Abu do you and you open it -- crack it open I didn't call.
I checked they actually took -- the lead what just -- that America and then I gave up a little good teachings is the Bruins had happened you know atmosphere and we're that is.
Look up up well not gonna get them.
Chocolate eggs and that is -- national security -- -- Rebecca thanks so much for sharing your story with us and of course what's this at the Internet they point knowingly.
Well yeah I avenue is where it took off so good luck to you what your next travels hope you don't -- -- baked goods in the future and it.
Thank you thank you so much as a -- you're all right here you're also saying it's I guess to you on camera -- -- -- -- which never you to -- with -- -- your teeth.
I do need a lot -- that's true.
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