Internal TSA Memo Calls for Changes to Airport Food Truck Screening Process

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) told its inspectors this week that changes need to be made to the food truck screening process at airports following Fox News’ exposure of a security gap at the nation’s largest transport hubs.

TSA documents obtained by Fox News last week showed that food catering trucks were allowed to pass through airport gates without facing proper security screenings. The investigation revealed that airlines pay private contractors and trust them to stop explosives from ending up in catering carts.

However, a Fox News investigation turned up TSA internal audits that showed those contractors repeatedly failed to follow protocol.

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