Swim At Your Own Risk: Odor Protection

Friday, April 07, 2006

Odor Protection

Sweden's favorite snack, fermented herring, traditionally devoured in the summer months with large quantities of highly alcoholic beverages, is no longer welcome by the airline industry who have asked passengers not to take it on board, saying it poses a safety risk. Shops at Stockholm's Arlanda airport were asked to stop selling the notorious delicacy after airlines, including British Airways and Air France, became concerned the tins could explode midflight and potentially shower customers with noxious odours that would take days to fumigate.

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