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Mystery seeds arrive at Australian addresses from Asia, prompting fears of biosecurity risk – ABC News

The arrival of mystery seeds in “silver foil packaging with white labels” sent from Asia to Australian addresses has biosecurity experts concerned about the potential risk to the environment and farm sector.

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Dozens of packets of mystery seeds from Asia have arrived at Australian addresses, prompting fears of a biosecurity breach that could wreak havoc on the environment and farm industries.
Key points:

  • Unidentified and unsolicited seeds are arriving in mail boxes around Australia from Asia
  • Industry groups and government authorities fear the seeds could be a biosecurity risk
  • Australia’s biosecurity system underpins $110 billion in farm production and $42 billion inbound tour…

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