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Green Chile Transport

jjdot Sep 7, 2010 01:10 PM

This may be a strange question--but has anybody had trouble getting through airport security with a bag of roasted green chile in their purse or carry on?

I'm headed to San Francisco for the weekend and I want to bring some along--without checking a bag.

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    ThymeTruffle Sep 13, 2010 10:23 PM

    I just flew out of Tucson a couple of weeks ago with a tupperware full of roasted green chiles and a big freezer bag full of fresh chiles in my carry on... no questions asked :)

    1. mrbigshotno.1 Sep 8, 2010 11:30 AM

      I've done it lots of times, chilis, tortillas, tamales, spices, just no liquids.

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      1. re: mrbigshotno.1
        Erich Sep 8, 2010 02:36 PM

        Roasted green chile is pretty gloppy - I'm not sure they're not going to freak out and throw a flag on the play. Personally, I have always checked my green chile . . . if you're not wanting to do that, JJDOT, you might want to throw it in a FedEx box. I'd hate to have you lose it.

        Why not call the TSA folks at ABQ ("the Sunport") and ask them? I've seen how the ABQ TSA people are super helpful (seriously).

        1. re: Erich
          jjdot Sep 9, 2010 07:15 AM

          Thanks guys!

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