Amazon bans imported seeds after Chinese seeds flood American homes unsolicited

 “Presently, we don’t have any proof indicating that is one thing apart from a ‘brushing rip-off’ the place folks obtain unsolicited objects from a vendor who then posts false buyer critiques to spice up gross sales,” the Division of Agriculture stated in a press release on August 12. (Consultant Picture | Wikimedia Commons – ParentingPatch)

San Francisco: Amazon has banned gross sales of imported seeds in the US after 1000’s of People stated that they had acquired packets of seeds that they had not ordered, principally from China.

“Transferring ahead, we’re solely allowing the sale of seeds by sellers who’re primarily based within the US,” the e-commerce big stated in a press release Saturday.

 

In late July the Division of Agriculture reported that packages of seeds had been despatched to People and warned to not plant them, in case they posed a hazard to US agriculture.

Examination of the thriller packages revealed a minimum of 14 completely different sorts of seeds, together with mint, mustard, rosemary, lavender, hibiscus and roses.

“Presently, we don’t have any proof indicating that is one thing apart from a ‘brushing rip-off’ the place folks obtain unsolicited objects from a vendor who then posts false buyer critiques to spice up gross sales,” the Division of Agriculture stated in a press release on August 12.

 

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