From California to Texas, border agents are increasingly seizing a surprising type of contraband from Mexico: eggs. This increase in egg contraband coincides with a sharp rise in egg prices in the United States. People who declare that they have crossed the border with eggs “can abandon the product without consequence,” Mr. Maier said. Customs and Border Protection agricultural specialists collect and destroy the eggs, he said. The post The Newest Contraband at the Mexican Border: Eggs appeared first on New York Times.