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Genoa, Italy Makes An Airport Security Exception For Pesto


Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Airports are more secure than they were, but some security measures are not worth the price. Genoa, Italy, limits liquids on the plane to a bit more than 3 ounces. And that didn't work because airport security seized hundreds of jars of pesto sauce, which is a Genoa specialty. They had to change the rules. You may now keep your pesto sauce on the plane if you make a donation to charity and send it through a specially designated pesto scanner. (Imitating Italian accent) It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.