Mid-day Extra: Cupcakegate and TSA proof products
Chances are, these tasty treats wouldn't make it past airport security.
Have you heard about cupcakegate?
A brewing scandal in which a cupcake was confiscated at the airport in Las Vegas, because of concerns about its gel-like icing?
Well the latest development comes from Providence Rhode Island. A bakery there has cooked up a cupcake to get through airport security.
According to Time magazine, the "TSA Compliant Cupcake" has exactly 3 ounces of frosting, and comes in a clear quart-size
For more, we went to Christopher Elliott, consumer advocate and author. He explained why the business of "TSA proof" products just keeps growing.