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Alyssa Milano Had Her Breast Milk Confiscated by British Airport Staff

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Rich Fury — AP Alyssa Milano arrives at the LA premiere of Get Hard at the TCL Chinese Theatre on March 25, 2015, in Los Angeles

Apparently it's a security risk

Charmed and Mistresses actress Alyssa Milano lambasted officials at London’s Heathrow Airport on Tuesday, reports ABC, after 10 oz. of her own pre-expressed breast milk were taken from her as she passed through security.

“Every ounce of milk I’m able to produce for my child is nothing short of a miracle and to watch that milk be thrown away without any regard for my baby, was heartbreaking,” said Milano.

According to Heathrow’s screening protocol, passengers traveling with a baby or infant are supposed to be allowed to “carry a reasonable amount” of breast milk through security.

Milano conceded that security staff were “following orders to keep us all safe.” But the actress said she hopes the policy undergoes a “thoughtful consideration.”

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