MDA asks public to report receipt of any unsolicited packages of seeds

Packages should not be opened or thrown away


Last updated 7/28/2020 at 12:15pm

From Montana Department of Agriculture

A package of seeds apparently mailed to Montana is displayed. Montana Department of Agriculture is warning people not to plant the seeds, open the package or throw the package away. People should contact the department if they receive an unsolicited package of seeds.

HELENA - The Montana Department of Agriculture has received multiple reports from Montana residents who have received unsolicited packages containing seeds that appear to have been shipped from China.

People are urged to contact the department if they receive a package matching this description. Contact the Seed Program at 406-444-3950 or [email protected]

People who receive a package of this type should not open the seed package, or plant the seeds. It is also important that people do not throw the seeds away. The types of seeds sent in these packages have not been identified yet. Oth...

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