Amazon has banned gross sales of imported seeds in america after hundreds of People stated they’d acquired packets of seeds they’d 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 not less than 14 completely different sorts of seeds, together with mint, mustard, rosemary, lavender, hibiscus and roses.
“Presently, we have no proof indicating that is one thing apart from a ‘brushing rip-off’ the place individuals obtain unsolicited gadgets 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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