Agriculture Officials Investigating Mysterious Packets of Seeds Sent to U.S. Residents From China

In the past few weeks, The Wall Street Journal reports that hundreds of U.S. residents have been mailed mysterious packets of seeds, mostly with Chinese return addresses on them. Some of these packages were labeled to suggest that they contained jewelry or electronics, prompting the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Homeland Security, as well as several state agriculture departments, to investigate the odd racket and warn recipients not to plant them. Meanwhile, China’s Foreign Ministry says it looks as though the mailing labels on the seed packages were forged, and has asked the U.S. to return the packages to China for investigation.

Posted by Douglas County, Minnesota on Wednesday, July 29, 2020



The US Department of Agriculture has recently received reports of people receiving seeds in the mail from China they did…

Posted by Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, July 29, 2020