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[nafex] Re: Irradiation of Mail & Plant Fallout

    I've been trying to find informatin on this on the web, but have 
been unable to locate anything.  Can you point me to an article?

Chris Mauchline

--- In nafex@y..., "Doreen Howard" <doreenh@t...> wrote:
> Since the US Postal Service has decided to buy cobalt-gamma ray 
> equipment to sanitize the mail, we plant people have a big 
problem.  Seeds
> and live plants exposed to this irradiation will be altered 
> Several seed companies have already contacted their elected 
> about this.  What can we do as individuals?  Should be we be 
worried?  I am.
> Does this mean that seeds (which are light in weight) will now have 
to be
> sent via UPS or Fed-EX at much higher rates?  How does this effect 
> already struggling garden industry?  Let the discussion begin.  
And, email
> your elected representatives about your concerns.
> Doreen Howard

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