US customs agents seize 32lbs of rat meat from man's bag at Chicago's O'Hare airport

Mail Online | 7/3/2019 | Reporter
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US Customs and Border Protection agents at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport thwarted a man's attempt to import several pounds of African rat meat.

Customs spokesman Steve Bansbach said Tuesday that the man declared the 32 pounds of meat on June 26 when his flight arrived from the Ivory Coast.


The meat was confiscated and destroyed.

Bansbach says the man did not face a fine and continued on his journey because he was forthcoming about what he was bringing into the country.

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'When he arrived, he claimed it and we inspected it. We try to educate people like him so it doesn’t happen next time,' Bansbach said.

He says customs officials prohibit the entry of African meats to prevent...
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