I now make it a point to not eat at all. Certainly whatever is on offer at the terminal is unhealthy at best – I can live the rest of my life without yet another fast food burger. On board the aircraft I now request fruit, which though seldom plentiful, keeps me satiated until I reach my destination. For long trips I bring nuts and cheese with requests for some noodles if necessary.
The TSA website states that you can carry on:
- Beverages brought from home or purchased before reaching the security checkpoint in a 3 oz. or smaller container and in your quart-size, zip-top plastic bag.
- Canned or jarred goods such as soup, sauces, peanut butter, fruits, vegetables and jellies – 3 oz. or smaller
- Cheese in pressurized containers, Jell-O’s, pudding, whipping cream, yogurt or gel like food substances – 3 oz. or smaller