US Customs asks travelers to stop putting cow poo in their luggage

The United States Customs and Border Protection agency has announced that people need to stop putting cow dung in their luggage.

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Published Fri, May 14 2021 6:28 AM CDT   |   Updated Fri, Jun 11 2021 4:46 AM CDT

The United States Customs and Border Protection agency made a very surprising announcement on Monday regarding cow poo and traveling.

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According to the announcement Customs agents located cow dung in a travelers luggage, and now the agency is publicly telling all travelers to stop packing cow dung into luggage because of the health risks that come with it. Just last month Customs agents found two cow dung patties in a suitcase that was accidentally left behind by a Air India flight traveler. So, why cow dung?

There is a seemingly growing belief that cow dung offers some health benefits, and some of those beliefs stretch as far as cow dung offering protection against COVID-19, hence the the dung being placed in the travel luggage. It should be noted that Customs has prohibited cow dung transportation from India to the US because of the risk it poses to transmitting Foot and Mouth Disease to livestock. Foot and Mouth Disease has been wiped out of the US since 1929.

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