The safety of pie, the gravity of gravy

TSA-Pie-723082_250wThe U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA)  announced a list of  foodstuffs that terrorists are tempted to use as tools. The TSA also identified a food that’s at low risk of being misused. The official word:

Travelers should know that while pies are permitted through the security checkpoint, here is a list of liquids, gels and aerosol items that you should put in your checked bag, ship ahead, or leave at home.

Comestibles that are too tempting to terrorists include: gravy; jams; jellies; peanut butter; maple syrup; salsa; sauces; and many others. See the full list for details. NOTE: The TSA has not described the test protocols used to obtain these results.