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

Topic |   US-China relations
Seed packets the Washington State Department of Agriculture reported received by residents. It urged people to not plant them. Photo: TwitterSeed 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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