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FDA: Airline food may not be safe

From USA Today | The kitchens of three major airline caterers had unsanitary conditions that could cause illness for passengers, according to FDA inspection reports. The agency said it found problems at LSG Sky Chefs, Gate Gourmet and Flying Food Group, which operate 91 kitchens and supply U.S. and foreign airlines at U.S. airports with over 100 million meals a year. 

United pilot detained for removing pants in Rio airport

A United Airlines pilot was briefly detained at the international airport in Rio de Janeiro after lowering his pants during a security screening, police said Saturday.

Pilot Michael D. Slynn, 49, was asked to remove his belt and shoes as part of a routine security screening Friday afternoon. In response, Slynn laughed at security guards and lowered his pants to his ankles, said a police spokesman who was prohibited by departmental rules from giving his name. Get the full story »