You’ve done it. I’ve done it. Even your parents have done it. Yes, we’ve all carried some kind of foreign food back from a trip — whether it was a melting blueberry cheesecake from Zabar’s in NYC, a can of olives or escargots from southern Europe, square watermelons from Japan, pungent cheese from just about anywhere, or whatever.
There’s a great rule of thumb from Janice Mosher, U.S. Customs and Border Protection: “It it’s runny and gooey, we won’t let it in.”
Read the story in SF Gate: “Take It Or Leave It?”