Steakhouse knives posed security risk at JFK

Steak knives with five-inch blades of serrated steel were being handed out by two swanky steakhouses at New York's Kennedy Airport, past security checkpoints, with no apparent effort to keep passengers

News 12 Staff

Nov 25, 2014, 10:58 PM

Updated 3,516 days ago

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Steak knives with five-inch blades of serrated steel were being handed out by two swanky steakhouses at New York's Kennedy Airport, past security checkpoints, with no apparent effort to keep passengers from carrying those knives onto airplanes.
In repeated tests at JFK, Newsday and News12 Long Island easily were able to keep the knives at the end of meals.
After paying the bill, and asking a waiter or busboy to clear away the plate, it was simple to slip the knives into a briefcase. The Port Authority has since ordered the removal of the steak knives. 
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