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Jan 29, 2007 06:25 AM

can i bring a yogurt cup on board an airplane

I am flying a short 1 hour flight to Manchester, NH from DC...I want to bring a total greek yogurt on board...can I

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  1. I don't think so. It would be considered a liquid or a gel and it's certainly more than 3 ounces. You can always try, but I'd be prepared to have it confiscated.

    1. i dont cant? cmon...i havent flown in one and half years, but yogurt would be a no-go? even all seeled up and all??? that sucks if its the case - specially since i just found and fell in love pretty hard for fage yogurts and goats milk yogurt from
      redwood hill farms. awesoem stuff , actually has that tang that we all love from goat's milk yogurt.

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      1. re: ben61820

        even if it's sealed they'll throw it out. a lot has changed in 1.5 years. actually they relaxed the rules a little. for a while, they were throwing everything out, anything that remotely resembled a gel or liquid.

        1. re: choctastic

          Concur. Wife had a sealed clear jar of pumpkin butter with a density akin to cheese. They wouldn't let her bring it thru as a carry-on, which then required her to re-check it and her luggage...

      2. I just flew yesterday from SFO to London to Mumbai, and they were pretty strict on the gels. My flight to Dallas the week before which was national seemed just as strict. Its a bummer as I would bring some great gourmet meals for my international flights :-(

        Your airline website should have a link to TSA which updates the no-no list

        gatun in India

        1. That would be no, unless you purchased it at the terminal past the security check point... which means that you will be paying an arm and a leg for it.

          1. No. I asked when I was flying in December and was told unless it's under 3oz, I couldn't carry it on board.

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            1. re: cheryl_h

              so, the weight is the crucial thing here?

              1. re: ben61820

                Correct. From ...

                All liquids, gels and aerosols must be in a three ounce or smaller containers.
                Containers must be placed in a one quart-size, clear, plastic, zip-top bag and must be removed from your carry-on and placed in the security bin.
                Only one zip-top bag is permitted per traveler.


                1. re: ben61820

                  Yes, as BJK says. I looked at the various sizes in my stores and even the small cups were around 4oz or more. There's a yogurt that comes in tubes which may be under 3 oz.