Deliveries Of Mysterious Seeds Continue


More Delawareans have received deliveries of unsolicited packages that appear to originate in China containing mysterious seeds. Departments of agriculture in Delaware and other states are working with the USDA and are asking for samples of the seeds. Delaware Ag has processed more than 40 packages of seeds which will be tested. If you receive…

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DDA Warns Mysterious Seed Mailings – Possible Scam


The Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) received reports over the weekend from several Delawareans who received unsolicited packages of seeds in shipments from China. After sharing information through social media, DDA found that there were more than just a few random shipments and more residents have been impacted. Based on information provided by constituents, the…

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Flu Widespread in DE – but NO Coronavirus Reported


Delaware Public Health officials report no confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in the First State and there are no people currently under investigation for the illness. However three people who were previously investigated tested negative.  Officials say the immediate health risk to Delawareans from the coronavirus is low.   There are 13 residents who have…

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Delaware Health Officials Continue to Monitor for Cases of Coronavirus


The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing an update on its efforts to monitor for potential cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). DPH continues to coordinate closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local health care providers to identify potential cases, and has updated its guidance for risk assessment and monitoring…

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Virginia Seafood Business Owner Takes Plea Deal Over Fraud Scheme


Casey’s Seafood, which did business in and around the Chesapeake Bay has taken a plea deal for a crabbing fraud scheme. The Virginia seafood business owner made millions of dollars selling crab meat, alleging it was from the Chesapeake Bay, when in actuality in was caught off the waters of China, Indonesia and Vietnam. The…

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