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cheeky78 Wed 15-Dec-10 11:49:28

Does anyone know how I can take formula through security? Previously I have breast fed my baby so never had this issue.
Do they make you open the ready made cartons? is it ok to bring water with me and then add the powder?

Thanks

nocake Wed 15-Dec-10 12:11:15

The rules allow you to take formula but if it is mixed up (i.e. liquid) you may be asked to taste it to prove that it is harmless. You won't be allowed to take water through security but you could get some from one of the air side coffe shops.

I suspect the rules on tasting it may also apply to cartons of formula. I would contact the airport in advance if you're concerned.

arentfanny Wed 15-Dec-10 12:12:04

Boots do supply ready made formula once you get through the gate aswell.

cheeky78 Wed 15-Dec-10 19:51:06

great thank you

KenDoddsDadsDogEatsTinsel Fri 31-Dec-10 21:47:22

You can take water through if it's in a baby bottle, just have to taste it. Sometimes they make you open cartons and sometimes not!

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