McDonald’s meals typically shouldn’t cause you to empty out your wallet, but one traveler found out the hard way. The simplest McDonald’s food items can cause you to break the bank after a massive airport fine.

According to reports, the unnamed passenger traveling from Indonesia to Australia was fined $1,874 USD for packing two egg-and-beef sausage McMuffins and a ham croissant in their luggage, without declaring the food. Sniffer dog Zinta alerted airport staff to the traveler’s backpack.

The charges: “Failure to declare potential high biosecurity risk items and issuing a false and misleading travel declaration form.”

Murray Watt, the Australian Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries, and Forestry, said in a press release:

“This will be the most expensive Maccas meal this passenger ever has. This fine is twice the cost of an airfare to Bali, but I have no sympathy for people who choose to disobey Australia’s strict biosecurity measures, and recent detections show you will be caught.” 

“The seized meat products will be tested for foot and mouth disease (FMD) before they are destroyed.”

“Australia is FMD-free, and we want it to stay that way,” Watt said. “Zinta was placed at Darwin Airport as part of the Albanese Government’s tough new biosecurity defences, and it’s excellent to see she is already contributing to keeping the country safe.”

“Biosecurity is no joke—it helps protect jobs, our farms, food and supports the economy,” the secretary continued. “Passengers who choose to travel need to make sure they are fulfilling the conditions to enter Australia, by following all biosecurity measures.”

Australia is active in its biosecurity defense at its border to prevent the spread of diseases. Just last month, an Australian woman returning home from Singapore was hit with a similar fine for not declaring that she had a chicken sandwich from Subway in her bag. The fast food giant gifted her a store card that matched the amount of her fine.

“I didn’t tick chicken and I didn’t tick lettuce. Chicken and lettuce,” Jessica Lee said via social media. “And that is a nice little $2,664 … to be paid in 28 days. Such an expensive rookie mistake.”

Subway helped Lee out by sending her a Subway gift card for $2,664, the amount of her fine.

“To say thank you for eating fresh, we’ve uploaded a sub card with $2,664 just for you,” a letter from Subway to Lee said. “We hope this covers all your chicken and lettuce needs. Love from your Subway fans.”

“Subway, you have outdone yourself and this fine is worth every single penny,” Lee shared on social media.

Sources: Dailywire, Today, DailyMail

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