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Senators are pushing TSA to clarify its rules around breast milk and formula at airport secuirty

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Senators are pushing TSA to clarify its rules around breast milk and formula at airport secuirty

14 Senators vs. TSA

In this19th News article you'll learn about:
  • Fourteen Democratic senators are asking the TSA to clarify its policy on flying with breast milk and formula. Reports have found that the rules have been implemented unevenly.

  • Breast milk and other liquids are exempt from the TSA's liquids rule, but parents need to refrigerate it before flying. TSA agents stopped a breastfeeding mom from taking her ice packs through security. She was told they couldn't go through because they weren't frozen solid.

  • Ice packs, gel packs and anything else needed to cool breast milk can pass through TSA even if partially frozen or slushy.

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