TSA apologizes after posting picture with 15-pound lobster from Old Saybrook

(WTNH) — Tensions are simmering down between the TSA and the owner of an Old Saybrook seafood market.

The TSA has apologized after taking this picture of a 15-pound lobster in a checked bag.

Agents say the picture was only meant to educate the public about travel tips. They say they post pictures of items that they find on a regular basis.

Related Content: Owner of Old Saybrook seafood market boiling mad about lobster picture

The TSA also says the lobster was not taken out just for the picture.

They took it out to screen the inside of the container it was in.

The owner of the seafood restaurant where the lobster was purchased has accepted the apology.


WTNH NEWS8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Also, you can now block any inappropriate user by simple selecting the drop down menu on the right of any comment and selection "Block User" from there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s