Seed packets the Washington State Department of Agriculture reported received by residents. It urged people to not plant them. Photo: Twitter
Seed packets the Washington State Department of Agriculture reported received by residents. It urged people to not plant them. Photo: Twitter

Recipients warned not to plant mysterious, unsolicited seeds mailed to US from China

  • Packages labelled as jewellery or toys, which have been received in at least 9 states, actually contain unidentified seeds
  • Agriculture officials urge residents not to put seeds in the ground because of the risk of introducing invasive species

Seed packets the Washington State Department of Agriculture reported received by residents. It urged people to not plant them. Photo: Twitter
Seed packets the Washington State Department of Agriculture reported received by residents. It urged people to not plant them. Photo: Twitter
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