You better think twice before attempting to bring peanut butter on your next flight.
Patrick Neve recently took to Twitter to share a recent interaction that he had with Transportation Security Administration agents who flagged him for trying to get through security with peanut butter.
In his tweet, Neve wrote, “I tried to take peanut butter through airport security. TSA: Sorry, no liquids, gels, or aerosols. Me: I want you to tell me which of those things you think peanut butter is.”
I tried to take peanut butter through airport security.— Patrick Neve (@catholicpat) March 15, 2023
TSA: Sorry, no liquids, gels, or aerosols.
Me: I want you to tell me which of those things you think peanut butter is.
Neve’s tweet quickly went viral, racking up thousands of retweets and hundreds of thousands of likes.
It also caught the attention of the TSA.
In a tweet posted days later, the TSA wrote, “You may not be nuts about it, but TSA considers your PB a liquid.”
You may not be nuts about it, but TSA considers your PB a liquid. In carry-on, it needs to be 3.4oz or less. Make sure all your travel-sized liquids fit in one quart-sized bag. #PeanutButter pic.twitter.com/4RzDv3Up7B— TSA (@TSA) March 21, 2023
The TSA also shared a graphic with text that read, “Peanut Butter...A liquid has no definite shape and take a shape dictated by its container.”
Travelers were also reminded that in carry-on, containers of peanut butter need to be 3.4 oz or less and that all travel-sized liquids need to fit in one quart-sized bag.
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