(FOXNEWS) — It seems the Secret Service can't be too careful.
Shortly before President Obama addressed a gathering of Latino officials -- whose support he is actively seeking -- guests at the Friday conference were told to hurry up and finish lunch. The reason? The president's security wanted to make sure all sharp-edged utensils were cleared away.
The surprise announcement came from Raquel Regalado, a board member for the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials.
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"It's very important that you use your utensils as soon as possible," she told the Florida crowd.