The Illinois Department of Agriculture getting reports of residents receiving mysterious packages of seeds in the mail, likely from overseas. Don’t open them or plant them says the agency’s Scott Schirmer.

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Schirmer says IDOA will be sending samples to a lab to determine what the seeds are. He says reports have surfaced in 30 to 40 states. If you receive a package, contact IDOA at agr.seeds@illinois.gov.