Department of Agriculture identifies mysterious seeds sent to Americans in all ...

REVEALED: Mysterious seeds sent from China to Americans in all 50 states include cabbage, mint, sage and roses, Department of Agriculture tests find Mint, cabbage, sage and roses have all been identified in mystery seed packets  The packages were sent unsolicited to people all across the U.S. from China The USDA advises recipients not to plant the seeds, but to report them 

By Harriet Alexander For Dailymail.com

Published: 17:14 BST, 2 August 2020 | Updated: 17:44 BST, 2 August 2020

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed the type of seeds which were sent unsolicited from China to residents of every state.

Osama El-Lissy, with the plant protection program of USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, said on Wednesday that the seed packets have contained several plant species.

He said mint, sage, cabbage and roses were found from a sampling of seeds collected from surprised recipients.

The USDA has asked all recipients to report the seed packages.

No one who received a surprise delivery has reported planting the seeds.  

The USDA on Wednesday announced mint, rose, sage and cabbage were among the seeds

The USDA on Wednesday announced mint, rose, sage and cabbage were among the seeds

Officials are advising Americans not to plant the seeds, but instead to report to the authorities

Officials are advising Americans not to plant the seeds, but instead to report to the authorities

The USDA has said that the unsolicited packages of seeds 'appear to be coming from China'

The USDA has said that the unsolicited packages of seeds 'appear to be coming from China'

The previous day the USDA announced in a press release that the unsolicited packages of seeds 'appear to be coming from China.'

The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is working with Homeland Security's Customs and Border Protection, among other agencies, to investigate the seeds and the situation. 

All 50 states have reported getting the packages and even the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has shared that some Canadians have gotten the seeds

All 50 states have reported getting the packages and even the Canadian Food

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