We talked about it on the Conway Show on Monday night, but new reports are still surfacing of people receiving unsolicited packages of seeds from China.
Even our very own Producer Bellio got one in the mail...
So tonight, we're going to dive deeper into what's going on with these mysterious shipments.
Los Angeles County Agriculture Commissioner Kurt Floren joined the show to give us all the latest updates on the seeds from China. Listen to the interview below:
Read our report from yesterday below:
27 states are urging residents to watch out or report any unsolicited packages of seeds that may have been sent from China. Officials warn that this might be invasive or otherwise harmful.
Public notices about unsolicited shipments of seeds from China were also issued by agriculture officials in Washington State, Virginia, Kentucky, Colorado ,Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Wyoming, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, South Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia, Florida, and Alabama.
Based on the photos, the seeds have been mailed in white pouches displaying the words "China Post". However the Ohio Department of Agriculture shows that seeds have also been sent in yellow envelopes.
The packages have also been labeled to say they contained jewelry, earbuds, or toys.
Although the seeds did not appear to be “directly dangerous,” the Ohio Agriculture department said, “we would still prefer that people contact us to properly dispose of the seeds.”
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