Skip to comments.Border Agents Cracking Down On Cascarones
Posted on 03/29/2013 7:38:58 AM PDT by texanyankee
As Easter and Fiesta approach, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reminding that border crossers are allowed only 10 cascarones each.
The confetti-filled eggshells also must be clean and dry and for personal use, CBP said this week in a news release.
Fines for importing undeclared cascarones can run as high as $1,000 per person and up to more than $50,000 for commercial use.
Cascarones are closely regulated to prevent the spread of Exotic Newcastle Disease, a highly contagious, usually fatal viral disease that affects every species of bird, the news release said. END is so virulent many birds die without having developed any signs.
This disease can kill even vaccinated poultry, CBP said, noting a 2003 outbreak in Texas and three other states cost growers and the government more than $70 million to eradicate infected flocks and implement monitoring programs.
Whew....for a minute there I thought the article said they could have only 10 cajones....
I need new glasses. I thought the headline said,”Border Agents Cracking Down on Casseroles”.
$1000 fine? They have $1000?
Well, it thought it was some new Mexican drug cartel. I guess we aren’t up on our pop culture stuff. LOL!
Massive Southern Baptists crossing the border?
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