Customs and Border Protection official Chad Gerber spends much of his time overseeing the hunt for dangerous products travelers try to sneak into the U.S. Among the most popular: Mexican bologna.

In November, his team in El Paso, Texas, seized 154 pounds of Mexican bologna in 14 frozen rolls hidden behind the back seat of a Chevrolet pickup. A CBP officer had spotted the tops of red packaging poking out.


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