Even if you don't want to read the linked article, you should at least take a quick look of the summary quoted in Slashdot:
'They said this is an agriculture item,' said Razgui, who was not present when his bag was opened. 'I fly with them in and out all the time and this is the first time there has been a problem. This is my life.' When his baggage arrived in Boston, the instruments were gone. He was instead given a number to call.