Screening for poisons, explosives in mail a daily reality after U.S. threats

FILE PHOTO: The Pentagon in Washington, U.S., is seen from aboard Air Force One, March 29, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo

(Reuters) – A letter sent to the Pentagon this week containing castor seeds, from which the highly toxic bacteria ricin is derived, shows the daily challenges facing the U.S. Postal Service and companies trying to stay a step ahead of potentially deadly deliveries. After letters containing deadly anthrax were mailed to two senators and media […]

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