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Department of Ag warns about seed packages from China

 

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The Nebraska Department of Agriculture reported Tuesday Nebraska citizens have received unsolicited packages of seeds in the mail in recent days.

"Our team has, and will continue to, work with USDA Animal Plant Health Inspection Service on any reports received in Nebraska," department personnel reported on its social media accounts.

Individuals who receive one of these packages should not open it. The seeds should not be planted, either.

Anyone receiving a sealed seed packet should keep packets and mailing packaging, including the mailing label, in a sealed bag and contact the local USDA...



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