[Sca-cooks] Threat Levels at Airports

Elaine Koogler ekoogler1 at comcast.net
Thu Aug 10 10:24:59 PDT 2006

Sharon Gordon wrote
> Wow, so this means infants and toddlers can't eat or drink for the duration
> of the flight unless the mother is actively breastfeeding during the flight
> as you couldn't bring expressed breast milk or any sort of baby food since
> it's in paste/gel form and juice in liquid form.  On some flights there
> might be the possibility of alternate brands of bottled water that might or
> might not make the child have an upset stomach due to a switch of brands and
> nonorganic apple or orange juice made from sprayed fruit, but that's usually
> the closet thing to anything babies could have. The ecoli levels and other
> bacteria are often high in airliner water tanks so it's not recommend that
> anyone take chances on the nonbottled water.  The only other possibility
> would be to take a chance on the airline provided bottled water and hoping
> the flight is calm enough to try and mix a powdered formula.
> No one could give or take any liquid medications during the flight either.
> Do alcoholic beverages or soda survive in noncarryon luggage?
> Sharon, pondering 12+ hour flights with babies that have no food or drink or
> needed medications
I believe that if you have an infant or toddler with you on the flight 
they will allow milk and baby food.


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