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Amazon bans foreign sales of seeds in US amid mystery packages

The internet retail giant makes move after residents in more than a dozens states reported receiving packets they did not order

Amazon said it has banned foreign sales of seeds in the United States after thousands of Americans received unsolicited packages of seeds in their mailboxes, mostly postmarked from China.

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) in July identified more than a dozen plant species ranging from morning glories to mustard in the bags of unsolicited seeds.

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