United States Vegetable Justice?

Discussion in 'Border Controls, Customs and Immigration' started by FetePerfection, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. FetePerfection

    FetePerfection Founding Member Coach

    A Florida family traveling from Israel to US caught with veggies in one of the kids backpacks. A tomato, apple & 3 cucumbers which the mother said was snack food, was inadvertently or deliberately, who knows, overlooked by the parents upon arrival to Newark International.

    Anyway, they were caught and fined $300 by CBP.

    Seems like an over-reaction to me but then why am I not surprised?
  2. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Those $300 fines are like beating people until the morale improves. Welcome home, serfs. :rolleyes:

    Once we get TSA fixed or disappeared, TUG's next major area of focus likely will be immigration & border controls.
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  3. FetePerfection

    FetePerfection Founding Member Coach

    Would love to see both accomplished in my lifetime.
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  4. VH-RMD

    VH-RMD Original Member

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