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Airline meals could be a gamble for your health

Posted at 9:17 AM, Dec 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-30 10:17:10-05

Many of us try to eat before a long flight to save some cash.

But in addition to the price, in-flight meals may also not be safe.

In the last four years, FDA inspectors have found some shocking things at airline catering facilities.

Things like, live birds, rodents, fans blowing dust onto food, and fridge thermometers off by as much as 25 degrees.

What's worse is there may be more that's flying under the radar.

FDA rules say the agency only has to inspect airline caterers every three to five years.

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