Traveling abroad with food
This article is a travel topic
In most countries, it is legal to bring at least some types of food over the border. But there often at least some restrictions. Most commonly, fresh fruits, vegetables, and meat are banned. Also included a lot of the time are fish, seeds, and grains. Non-perishable processed foods are more likely to be allowed.
The reason behind these limitations is disease control. These types of food could be responsible for carrying microbes that are capable of infecting the food supply of the land.
Check what is available
Before going on a trip, check what foods are available for purchase in the place where you are visiting. In many places, it may be more extensive than you could imagine.
One thing that may make it more difficult to travel with food are the weight limits imposed by some modes of travel, particularly aircraft. With so much international travel made by airplane, hefty fees are charged to those who exceed their checked baggage limits by even a minute amount.
Laws by country
The following is a partial list of laws found in some countries: