Ministry Records 36 Cases of Mystery Seeds Received After Internet Purchases

The government warns that the package should not be opened or discarded in the garbage, in order to prevent the seeds from coming into contact with the soil, which could cause damage to the environment and to agricultural areas.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday, September 29th, the Ministry of Agriculture reported that it had received 36 complaints about the receipt of unsolicited seed packages. According to the government, eight states have reported the issue.

These mystery seeds typically come together with products purchased over the Internet, on international websites or Apps. According to the Ministry, the packages originate from Asian countries such as China and Malaysia.

Residents of the states of Santa Catarina, Mato Grosso do Sul, São Paulo, Rio Grande do Sul, Goiás, Rondônia, Pernambuco and Bahia claim to have already received the product . . .

To read the full NEWS and much more, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?