updated 6/24/2009 12:25:34 PM ET 2009-06-24T16:25:34

An Ohio airport summoned a bomb squad to detonate a suspicious item that turned out to be pickled mangoes.

X-ray equipment used by federal security screeners in Columbus could not detect what was inside a sealed canister in luggage being inspected around 7 p.m. Tuesday. The container was labeled "baby food," but authorities say security personnel became suspicious when the woman who owned the suitcase claimed the canister held pickles.

A fire department bomb squad removed the item from the airport and detonated it, discovering the mangoes.

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