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Old Oct 16, 07, 5:14 am
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thezipper
 
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Just a quick question... coming back from Germany, the Duty Free sales clerks recommended against bringing back products with marzipan in them as they would be confiscated due to their "resemblance" of a certain material. Curious if you've run into that... or if they were just over-reacting. This would be for carry-on, and not in luggage that would be going through the CTX, just X-ray for a secondary upon re-entering the US at a connection.

Thanks! and appreciate the info on how things "should" be handled... they do need a "Bart Primer" downtown at the ivory tower.

Originally Posted by Bart View Post
Not at all. I'm saying that there probably was something with the same consistency of peanut butter or toothpaste that caused the CTX to alarm.
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