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Re: shipping shrimp eggs
I've been wandering the same thing - I sent some fish eggs to Toronto on July
27th - they've never been received and I haven't gotten them back. Is something
new going on with customs on the Canadian border?
> Date: Tue, 11 Aug 1998 11:29:35 -0600
> From: RSchwiegerath <critters at sdc_org>
> Subject: shipping shrimp eggs
> I've had a very disturbing and potentially expensive problem. On or
> about July 23rd I sent brine shrimp eggs to an AKA member in Ontario,
> Canada - never to be heard from again. I correctly declared the contents
> as Artemia (Brine Shrimp Eggs). Since he claimed to have not received
> them a replacement can was sent Insured/Airmail about a week ago. To
> date he has not received that one either.
> Is there a problem with customs that I'm not aware of? And if so, I
> would hope that the parcel would have been returned by now or something.
> My local post office is at a loss. Perhaps I should have used UPS. At
> least they have a mechanism for tracking parcels.
> Bob Schwiegerath
> E-mail critters at sdc_org
> Socorro, NM