Colorado’s agriculture division points warning about packages of thriller seeds arriving in mailboxes

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Coloradans are reporting an uncommon mail supply: unsolicited packages of seeds.
The Colorado Division of Agriculture on Monday issued a warning concerning the seeds, saying they shouldn’t be planted. Folks have reported that they acquired the unknown seeds in packages that appear to be they’ve jewellery or different objects in them, in accordance with an company information launch. The undesirable seeds appear to be they’re coming from China and different international locations.
Though seemingly innocent, the seeds might be invasive and introduce ailments to crops in addition to hurt livestock, in accordance with the division.
The USDA’s Animal and Plant Well being Inspection Service, U.S. Division of Homeland Safety’s Customs and Border Safety and state agriculture division are working to cease any banned seeds from stepping into the US and ask that anybody who will get these unsolicited packages contact the Colorado Division of Agriculture’s Plant Trade Division at cda_nursery@state.co.us or  (303) 548-5333.
Recipients ought to maintain the seeds of their authentic packaging and the mailing labels intact. The Division of Agriculture warns residents to not plant the seeds or put them within the trash.

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