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Bringing fruits, vegetables, cooked eggs, tuna cans, shelf stable meals

Old Apr 30th, 2014, 04:39 AM
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The best egg I ever had was in Belgium. I fear it may have forever ruined me.
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Old Apr 30th, 2014, 04:55 AM
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I still want to know: why?
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Old Apr 30th, 2014, 04:56 AM
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I want to know why as well.

The OP is the same person that has been trying to use Fodors as their personal travel agent.
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Old Apr 30th, 2014, 05:00 AM
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Where's the OP? I'm dying to know the reasons behind the question.
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Old Apr 30th, 2014, 08:00 AM
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it is due to special food/diet restictions
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Old Apr 30th, 2014, 08:10 AM
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>>it is due to special food/diet restrictions
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Old Apr 30th, 2014, 08:51 AM
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>>>it is due to special food/diet restictions
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Old Apr 30th, 2014, 09:05 AM
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The answer for fruits and veggies is no, regardless of your dietary issues.

But there was a traveler who posted last month who's on a raw diet and the answers there may help.
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Old Apr 30th, 2014, 09:08 AM
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This is, however, mere stupidity:

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Old Apr 30th, 2014, 09:19 AM
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The little dogs are not primarily sniffing for food - although they will pick that up - they are primarily sniffing for drugs. If that isn't obvious you live in a different world.
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Old Apr 30th, 2014, 09:30 AM
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Old Apr 30th, 2014, 09:43 AM
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If you are doing this for pareve, halal, etc, reasons, it would be more productive to find sources of such food at each destination.
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Eggs are eggs except bringing eggs already cooked would require refrigeration (shouldn't be left out more than 2 hours) and would stink.

The hard cooked eggs in Germany sit out at room temperature for days and nobody I know that eats them has died yet.
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Old Apr 30th, 2014, 10:56 AM
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"The little dogs are not primarily sniffing for food - although they will pick that up - they are primarily sniffing for drugs. If that isn't obvious you live in a different world."

Welcome to a different world.

http://travel.usatoday.com/flights/s...age/53788616/1
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Old Apr 30th, 2014, 11:51 AM
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They're not primarily sniffing for drugs. The canines are seeking foodstuffs and drugs and other illicit cargo.

The US is protecting its agrarian interests, just as Europe does and as Australia does (Aussie Customs had half a mind to lock me up after I copped to not eating an orange on the plane and having it in my bag - it was pre-9/11 so they just fussed at me). This should neither shock, enrage nor lead to ramblings of unfeigned pomposity coupled with bogus outrage on the part of any person who has traveled internationally.
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Old Apr 30th, 2014, 11:55 AM
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No typically you can't take fresh fruits & vegetables, eggs, fresh meat, etc. between countries.

Cans of tuna and shelf stable meals would be OK.
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Old Apr 30th, 2014, 12:30 PM
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That link does not work, Nikki, at least on my PC.
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Old Apr 30th, 2014, 12:43 PM
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The link worked for me. It was a fluff piece about a dog whose job is to sniff for food stuffs on flights incoming to the U.S.
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Old Apr 30th, 2014, 01:40 PM
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It was a story in USA Today interviewing the agriculture specialist canine handler of one of the food sniffing dogs at JFK. I cited it just to point out that the dogs are there for the food, not primarily the drugs as was stated elsewhere on this thread.
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Old Apr 30th, 2014, 02:03 PM
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There are dogs who sniff for drugs, there are dogs who sniff for food and there are dogs who sniff for large amounts of cash. There are also dogs who sniff for explosives.
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