Bakersfield Airport Security Incident Caused by Honey

Yesterday a security scare caused authorities to shutdown and evacuate Meadows Field Airport in Bakersfield, California. There was a lot of confusion and conflicting reports about the incident during the day, but here's what really happened.
A checked piece of luggage set off an alarm while going through an explosives detection machine. Two TSA workers opened the bag and discovered five Gatorade bottles containing what appeared to be something other than the sports drink. When two screeners tested the substance in one of the bottles their test chemicals reacted with the substance and caused fumes that made them nauseas. Turns out the goo in the bottles was honey.
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By Planet Data